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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.

Nadja Swarovski’s Newsfeed

Professional Jeweller
UAL honours Nadja Swarovski for 'outstanding' contribution to field of jewellery

The University of the Arts London (UAL) has honoured Nadja Swarovski with the title of Honorary Doctorate, in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the field of jewellery.The doctorate, which is one of the highest honours available from the university, was awarded at the Central Saint Martin’s graduation ceremony held at the Royal Festival Hall. 


Our Exclusive Interview With Nadja Swarovski

Considered to be more ethical and eco-friendly than mined gems, Swarovski's shimmering crystals have enchanted wanna-be Cinderellas for generations. Here, in our exclusive interview with Nadja Swarovski, we talk about working with Penelope Cruz, changes in the jewellery industry, and her passion for philanthropy.

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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

Lifetime Patron
Apr 2018 - Present
London, UK
Graduate Fashion Week is a charity organisation founded in 1991 by Jeff Banks CBE, Vanessa Denza MBE and John Walford to unify both UK & International universities & create a stronghold for the creative industries.
2017 - Present
New York, US
One of New York City’s premier public institutions, FIT is an internationally recognized college for design, fashion, art, communications & business. Known for their rigorous, unique & adaptable academic programming, experiential learning opportunities, academic & industry partnerships and commitment to research, innovation & entrepreneurship.
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