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Nadja Swarovski

Swarovski

London, UK

Executive Board Member & Head of Corporate Branding and Communications

Swarovski

Nadja Swarovski
Biography
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

03 Aug 2018
WWD
Amateur Jockeys Race in Suffragette-Inspired Silks for Magnolia Cup

After months of intense training and an animated 50-second flat sprint, Forrest and her horse Harry Hurricane took home the Magnolia Cup and a Swarovski crystal trophy presented by Nadja Swarovski, whose family company sponsored the event. 

02 Aug 2018
Vogue
At Austria’s Famous Salzburg Festival, the Hills Do Come Alive With the Sound of Music

This year, festival-goers were most eager to see Mozart’s The Magic Flute, a production so influential that even the most novice opera-goer could hum along to The Queen of the Night’s famous aria. This writer was lucky enough to attend the premiere this past weekend at the Großes Festspielhaus theater. It was a dazzling performance—and not only because the festival’s executive board member Nadja Swarovski lent a few hundred thousand crystals to the production design.

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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.
Chairperson
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.
Director
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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