DREST and Burberry among speakers for Walpole Summit


Walpole will be exploring the future of luxury at its next Summit, entitles “New Strategies, New Horizons” on 4 February, with big name fashion speakers on the agenda including Burberry and new luxury styling game DREST.

The Summit takes place at The May Fair Hotel in London and readers of TheIndustry.fashion can secure a 10% discount on tickets using code HELENVIP at  checkout (click here for tickets).

Confirmed speakers for the event are as below, and the all-day event will explore the latest consumer insights and business strategies, look at the most recent developments in retail, discuss the new routes of discovery and customer engagement and share best practice in creativity, sustainability, innovation and leadership.

Rosie Blau, Editor, 1843 (The Economist)
Pam Batty, Vice President Sustainability, Burberry
Kevin Chesters, Strategic Partner, Harbour
Fabio Colacchio, Principal, Bain & Co.
Claudia D’Arpizio, Partner, Bain & Co.
Chris Donnelly, Founder & CEO, VERB Brands
Jenny Howard, Head of Strategy, Sunshine 
Dr Andreas Kaufmann, Chairman of the Board, Leica
Yael Lempert, Deputy Chief of Mission, U.S. Embassy in London
Anna Mason, Founder, Anna Mason
Anna Murphy, Fashion Editor, The Times
Ciara Palmer, Client Partner, Luxury, Facebook
Charlotte Semler, Co-Founder, Votary
Jacques Stern, CEO, Global Blue
Dr Nader Tavassoli, Professor, London Business School
Lucy Yeomans, Founder & CEO, DREST

For more information about Walpole, which is the industry body for the British luxury sector, and to learn about its events visit its website.