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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.

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Nadja Swarovski’s Newsfeed

17 Apr 2018
Graduate Fashion Week Taps Diane von Furstenberg, Nadja Swarovski as Lifetime Patrons

Nadja Swarovski has also been named lifetime patron, continuing Swarovski’s partnership with Graduate Fashion Week as a sponsor of two key student awards: the Hilary Alexander Trailblazer award and the International Fashion award. In addition, this year the company will provide crystal trophies for the winning students and introduce an additional accolade, the Swarovski Sustainable and Ethical Fashion Accessories award, to challenge students to use of upcycled crystal in their accessory designs.

30 Mar 2018
The 2018 CFDA Fashion Awards nominees & honorees are in

Nadja Swarovski, Member of the Swarovski Executive Board, commented: “The 2018 CFDA Fashion Awards marks our 17th year of close partnership. At Swarovski, we are dedicated to nurturing young designers, and the Swarovski Award for Emerging Talent gives us the opportunity to celebrate the brilliant minds that will shape the future of fashion.

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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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