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Co-Founder, The Digital Fashion Group
Since graduating from the Royal College of Art in London, Leslie Holden has co-founded The Digital Fashion Group in 2020. It is a European-led collaboration of fashion academics and industry innovators who collaborate with industry specialists to provide fashion education, professionals, and businesses with the necessary skills, mindset, and strategies for the workplace of the future.
As Head of Fashion at the Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI) and a member of the AMFI board for over 14 years, Leslie became responsible for the renovation of the worldwide curriculum focused on digitisation and sustainability in fashion. Previously, he worked with Dunhill, Stefanel, Byblos, Burberry, and Liberty as a creative director and entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience in the fashion sector.
Leslie is an EU expert for the creative industries, an experienced UK external examiner and reviewer of degree courses in fashion at both undergraduate and graduate levels, and a trustee of the International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes (IFFTI). He frequently serves as a keynote speaker at major fashion education and creative conferences.
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