Leila Naja Hibri was appointed as CEO of The Australian Fashion Council (AFC) in February 2020, having been actively involved with the AFC and a Member of its Board of Directors since 2018. She currently sits on the UTS Vice-Chancellor’s lndustry Advisory Board.
With a background in Economics and Accounting, Leila has close to twenty years’ experience in fashion brand management and development across APAC, Europe and North America. She has worked with organizations such as The United Nations, Prada and Luxottica and was General Manager at Australian fashion accessories label Helen Kaminski before her move to the AFC.
Leila is passionate about ensuring that People and Planet are prioritised together with Profit to ensure a legacy of sustainable prosperity for future generations. She is an active advocate for gender equality and inclusion.
The Australian Fashion Council is the peak body for the Australian fashion and textile industry.