Kerry Bannigan

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Conscious Fashion Campaign, Founder

Kerry Bannigan is the Founder of the Conscious Fashion Campaign, an initiative supported by the United Nations Office for Partnerships, dedicated to advancing fashion innovators addressing the worlds most pressing issues to achieve the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

The British native has an accomplished portfolio creating events in fashion and retail to support small business, drive economic change and spearhead social impact. Kerry champions conscious fashion as an influential force for global good and as a key shaper of our sustainable future.

Her diverse acumen and innovative vision has led her to execute government initiatives in the UK, USA, Italy, Spain, Morocco and Germany; including fore-fronting the Fashion is GREAT Istanbul campaign in partnership with the British Embassy, Harvey Nichols and UK Trade and Investment.

In 2016, Kerry became the Executive Producer of the SDG Media Zone in partnership with the Office of the President of the UN General Assembly, the UN Department of Public Information, the United Nations Foundation and PVBLIC Foundation.

Kerry collaborates with social impact fashion, retail and event brands who advocate the power of purpose to create positive change. Her key industry insight has advised initiatives including It’s On US launched by Barack Obama and Joe Biden, Global Citizen, Make-A-Wish and smartwater + Drink Up Campaign.

Juror 2019Justin Merino