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Amsterdam Fashion Academy announces Advisory Committee

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The Amsterdam Fashion Academy announced the creation of its Professional Advisory Committee (PAC). The PAC will collaborate with the Amsterdam Fashion Academy’s Board of Directors and Management Team in implementing improvements, to ensure that the Amsterdam Fashion Academy will be constantly at the forefront of fashion education and aligned with trends and needs of the fashion industry. The aim is to offer the students a unique learning opportunity that mixes academic and industry based research with entrepreneurship and creativity.

Members of the PAC are: Alberto Festa, University Professor of Luxury Management at Luiss Guido Carli University, Kristina Szasz, Chief Product and Marketing Officer at Oliver Bernd Freier GmbH & CO. KG, Pals Brust, Co-Founder of UPSET Textiles B. V., Co-founder of Sympact, Mariette Hoitink, Owner/Founder/Managing Director of HTNK Fashion Recruitment & Consultancy, Wouter van Olm, Sr. Strategic Sales Africa at Nike Emea, Anita Bolger, Owner & Principal Consultant and Non-Executive Director at AEB Creative ltd and Britt Mansveld, Ecommerce Country Lead NL at Dr. Martens (Airwair International Ltd).

“Thanks to the standing, experience and knowledge of its members, the Professional Advisory Committee will provide us with invaluable insights on the industry and more in general on the macro-trends”, said Paolo Boccardelli, CEO of Amsterdam Fashion Academy and Dean of parent Luiss Business School. “The Committee will in fact analyse the main technological, digital and economic trends and provide the academic and managerial team with best in class advice”.

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