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 7 finalists, from hundreds of nominees, to compete in the global final. The Advisory Council provides mentorship to each finalist throughout the program, supporting them as they develop their Merino wool collections.
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 joined Browns as Chief Executive Officer in July 2015, driving their business objectives and strategy.
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.
Shaway Yeh is one of the most influential media and opinion leaders on fashion and culture in the Greater China.
Sinèad Burke is a disabled educator, advocate and author who champions accessibility, equity and social justice to build a better world for everyone.
Since September 2015, Tim Blanks has been editor-at-large for the website Business of Fashion.