HKTDC Research Seminar “Sustainable Fashion: Upcycling and the Rise of Recycled Fabrics” (Webinar)
Mr. Nicholas Fu
Economist (Global Research), HKTDC Research
Responsible for North and Latin American market development research, Nicholas also provides key insights into a broad range of product and service sectors, including textiles, fur, leather goods, jewellery, gifts/premiums, toys, design and film/entertainment.
Ms. Julie Wilkens
Head of Sales and Marketing, Novetex Textiles Limited
Julie Wilkens, a 20-year veteran of the knitwear and yarn director, is an undisputed textile industry market leader with solid operational experience across the many different stages of the supply chain – from yarn sourcing, sample development and technical advice through to production control, and quality assurance. Since joining Novetex, she has spearheaded a number of initiatives aimed at challenging and improving industry standards, including exploring the applications of such innovative upcycling technology as The Billie System as a means of promoting more sustainable practices within Hong Kong.