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Nadja Swarovski

Executive Board Member & Head of Corporate Branding and Communications

Swarovski

London, UK

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.

Nadja Swarovski’s Newsfeed

Professional Jeweller
Nadja Swarovski wins business leader accolade at inaugural Positive Luxury Awards

Swarovski executive, Nadja Swarovski, was honoured at the inaugural Positive Luxury Awards. Taking place in London, Positive Luxury hosted its debut ceremony to celebrate companies and individuals championing sustainability. On the night, Swarovski was the only jewellery firm to receive an accolade, with Nadja Swarovski being presented with the Business Leader of the Year Award.

Nadja Swarovski: “It’s high time for the fashion industry to step up”

Austrian jewelry brand Swarovski is at the forefront of sustainability measures and has been for many years, says executive board member Nadja Swarovski. A member of The Responsible Jewellery Council, the 125-year-old company has worked to significantly reduce its carbon footprint. At the World Economic Forum, Swarovski has called for the entire fashion industry to “step up” and do the same.

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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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