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Nadja Swarovski


London, UK

Executive Board Member & Head of Corporate Branding and Communications


Nadja Swarovski
Since joining the Swarovski family business, Nadja has overseen the brand’s successful repositioning within the fashion, jewellery, design, film and art industries.

Her innovative approach has led to partnerships with institutes, museums and organisations and collaborations with some of the most exciting established and emerging designers. A committed philanthropist, she took over Swarovski's corporate responsibility in 2012 and subsequently launched the Swarovski Foundation.

Nadja was recently made a Knight of the Order of Arts and Letters at the Cercle de l’Union Interalliée in Paris.

Personal Business Advice

Vision, drive and discipline - trust in yourself and your instincts and continue to learn from your experiences.

Nadja Swarovski’s Newsfeed

04 Dec 2017
Nadja Swarovski on Empowering Women at the Fashion Awards – WWD

This year’s Fashion Awards ceremony puts the spotlight on female creatives, from Stella McCartney, to Donatella Versace, Pat McGrath and Maria Grazia Chiuri — but that wasn’t part of a grand plan. “We are awarding really amazing people — and they happen to be women,” said Nadja Swarovski, a member of the Swarovski executive board who has been working alongside the British Fashion Council on the annual ceremony for eight years. “We are not discriminatory at all.”

22 Nov 2017
New York Times
Atelier Swarovski Turns to Man-Made Gems

Early this year, when Nadja Swarovski was deciding how to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Atelier Swarovski, she had a vision...Ms. Swarovski called the concept “conscious luxury,” a choice to use laboratory-created gems because they “have a lower impact on the environment and society,” she said. “People want to know where their products come from. People care.”

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Nadja Swarovski’s Background

Executive Board Member & Head of Corporate Branding and Communications
Jan 1995 - Present
Nadja joined Swarovski in January 1995 and became a member of the Swarovski Executive Board in 2011. Swarovski was founded by her great-great-grandfather Daniel Swarovski in 1895 and is the world's leading provider of precision-cut crystal for fashion, jewellery, accessories, lighting, architecture and interiors.
Dec 2012 - Present
Established in 2012, the Swarovski Foundation supports charitable projects under three main pillars: fostering culture and creativity, promoting wellbeing and human rights and conserving natural resources.
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Other Business Interests

Jan 2015 - Present
London, UK
Women for Women International is a non-profit humanitarian organization that provides practical and moral support to women survivors of war.
Jun 2014 - Present
London, UK
Women in Manufacturing is a not-for-profit organisation set up by British Glass and The Worshipful Company of Glass Sellers of London to support, attract and retain women in the UK manufacturing sector.
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