Location: Strathaird, Lucy Cavendish College
Date(s): Mon 21 May - Mon 21 May
Time: 5:30 - 6:30
We are delighted to welcome Kim Winser OBE to the College to tell us about her career in fashion and to show her latest range for Winser London.
About Kim Winser OBE
Kim Winser OBE set up Winser London in 2013, to meet a gap in the market for truly luxurious quality women’s clothes at sensible prices.
Born in Helensburgh, Scotland, Kim was the youngest and first female Director of Marks & Spencer Plc, Chief Executive of Pringle of Scotland, CEO of Aquascutum, not to mention advisor to Natalie Massenet at Net-a-Porter. Kim was appointed by the British Prime Minister as Trustee of the Natural History Museum and she is Independent Non-Executive Director (INED) of the luxury Peninsula Hotel and Property group.
Kim works with specific family funds on investments and also devotes time to advising and supporting aspiring young entrepreneurs to help them achieve their goals.
She supports various charities including working with HRH The Prince of Wales with The Prince's Trust. Kim was asked to sit on The Good Work Commission for the government alongside selected other FT100 businessmen. She works with students at Central Saint Martin's and Heriot-Watt University and is a regular contributor to Forbes.
Kim was awarded a Doctorate by Heriot-Watt University in 2002 for her work in the British textile industry and an Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Her Majesty The Queen for her services to the British fashion and retail industry in 2006.
Enquiries and booking:
Kim will give a talk from 5.30 to 6.30pm with an opportunity for questions, before drinks (all are welcome to join us for a glass of wine or something non-alcoholic).