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Judges

Each year, International Woolmark Prize finalists are judged by a prestigious panel of industry experts and taste-makers to decide the ultimate winner.

Prior to this, an expert Advisory Council is tasked with the tough challenge of selecting the 6 finalists, from hundreds of nominees, to compete in the global final.

Alison Veness
Advisory Council

Alison Veness

Alison Veness is the Editor of 10 Magazine and 10 Men in Australia and the Vogue Visual Director for Vogue Australia Magazine.
Carlos Nazario
Advisory Council

Carlos Nazario

Carlos has held powerful roles at influential publications including Fashion Director of renowned men’s style bible Fantastic Man and Global Fashion Director of internationally-heralded fashion and culture magazine i-D.
Chizuru Muko
Advisory Council

Chizuru Muko

Chizuru Muko is the Editor in Chief of WWD Japan.
Christiane Arp
Advisory Council

Christiane Arp

Christiane Arp has been at the helm of Vogue Germany as editor-in-chief since March 2003 and has rejuvenated the brand’s relevance to international fashion.
Floriane de Saint Pierre
Advisory Council

Floriane de Saint Pierre

Floriane de Saint Pierre is the founder of an eponymous consulting firm based in Paris, Milan and New York.
Gabriella Karefa-Johnson
Advisory Council

Gabriella Karefa-Johnson

New York based stylist and editor Gabriella Karefa-Johnson brings a new attitude to styling. Gabriella’s approach is largely focused on diversifying representation in the high fashion landscape.
Holli Rogers
Judge, Advisory Council

Holli Rogers

Holli Rogers joined Browns as Chief Executive Officer in July 2015, driving their business objectives and strategy.
Laura Brown
Judge, Advisory Council

Laura Brown

Laura Brown is the editor-in-chief of InStyle, one of the world’s most successful fashion media brands.
Livia Firth
Advisory Council

Livia Firth

Livia Firth is Co-founder and Creative Director of Eco-Age and founder of the Green Carpet Challenge (GCC).
Manish Arora
Advisory Council

Manish Arora

Manish Arora is one of the most celebrated and inspiring contemporary designers in the fashion world today.
Naomi Campbell
Advisory Council

Naomi Campbell

International supermodel, activist and philanthropist Naomi Campbell is one of the most prolific and influential profiles of contemporary culture.
Sara Sozzani Maino
Advisory Council

Sara Sozzani Maino

Sara Sozzani Maino is the Head of Vogue Talents, Deputy Director of Vogue Italia and an International Brand Ambassador for Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana.
Sarah Mower
Advisory Council

Sarah Mower

Sarah Mower, a renowned fashion critic and columnist for publications including American Vogue.
Shaway Yeh
Judge, Advisory Council

Shaway Yeh

Shaway Yeh is one of the most influential media and opinion leaders on fashion and culture in the Greater China.
Sinéad Burke
Judge, Advisory Council

Sinéad Burke

Sinéad Burke is an academic, teacher, writer and advocate. Burke works towards accelerating systemic change within the domains of diversity, education, inclusion, design and disability.
Tim Blanks
Judge, Advisory Council

Tim Blanks

Since September 2015, Tim Blanks has been editor-at-large for the website Business of Fashion.