Celebrated fashion expert, Burak Cakmak, who is the Dean at Parsons School of Design, will be at the GTBank Fashion Weekend 2018.
Burak Cakmak has facilitated successful collaborations for over a decade with a wide range of stakeholders including suppliers, retailers, NGOs, governments, and the media in order to drive positive, ethical industry change.
Cakmak was named Dean of Fashion at Parsons in 2015 after working at Swarovski Group as the company’s first Vice President of corporate responsibility where he was instrumental in implementing best practice industry standards across the business.
Prior to Swarovski, Cakmak worked at Kering as its first Director of corporate sustainability, spearheading innovation-driven sustainability strategies for the luxury group’s brands including Gucci, Stella McCartney and Buttega Veneta.
Cakmak is passionate about education and has established projects and partnerships in the US, UK, France, China, Brazil, and India.
The fashion icon will take a masterclass at the event on Sunday, November 11, 2018, from 1.00pm – 1.45pm at Plot 1, Water Corporation Drive, Oniru Estate, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Burak Cakmak will be at the GTBank Fashion Weekend to lead the discussion on Building a Fashion Ecosystem.