ASOS SUPPORTS TALENT
Fashion Discovery: meet this year’s judges
By Caroline Ferry, 4 September 2017
Nick Beighton, CEO at ASOS
Nick joined ASOS in 2009 as chief financial officer, working to drive the growth of the company as the world’s leading online brand for 20-somethings. In 2015, he was appointed chief executive officer.
Gemma Shiel, Lazy Oaf founder
Lazy Oaf began almost 16 years ago as a stall in Spitalfields Market selling illustrated men’s T-shirts. It now has 130 international stockists and Gemma has collaborated with everyone from ASOS to Dr. Martens and Disney.
Katie Baron, journalist and creative consultant
A writer, brand strategist, author and trends director, Katie works as global head of retail for Stylus. She has also published two books, Stylists: New Fashion Visionaries and Fashion + Music: Fashion Creatives Shaping Pop Culture.
Susanna Lau, Susie Bubble founder
Susanna is a British fashion blogger and influencer. Her blog, Style Bubble, was one of the very first most successful and widely recognised fashion blogs since it began over a decade ago in 2006.
Hilary Riva OBE, non-executive director at ASOS
Joining ASOS in 2014, Hilary brings a wealth of entrepreneurial expertise and 40 years of fashion experience, having acted as CEO of the British Fashion Council and MD of a number of high-street fashion retailers.
John Mooney, brand creative director at ASOS
John began his career at Alexander McQueen, where highlights included designing stage outfits for David Bowie. Now, he oversees all aspects of creative direction and production at ASOS.
Jo Hunt, Head of womenswear buying at ASOS
Overseeing just under 500 womenswear brands on ASOS, Jo and her talented buying team work to constantly introduce fans of ASOS to the freshest, most exciting labels.
Elgar Johnson, contributing fashion editor at GQ
A menswear expert, Elgar is currently f
Laura Jackson, presenter and author
A broadcaster, fashion devotee, author and one of TV's freshest personalities, Laura is perhaps best known for her hugely successful Jackson & Levine supperclub which she hosts alongside fellow presenter Alice Levine, as well as her monthly column for Marie Claire.