Caroline Rush CBE is the Chief Executive of the British Fashion Council (BFC). Since her appointment as Chief Executive in April 2009, she has focused on strengthening the British Fashion Council’s network and platforms to connect businesses with global audiences both trade and consumer. During this time London Fashion Week has become a globally recognised platform for creative fashion talent. The Fashion Awards has become the global awards for the fashion industry and has raised £millions for the BFC Foundation and its charitable projects. Recently, the BFC launched The Institute of Positive Fashion as an engine room for change, galvanising the industry to address how it can more positively impact the Environment, People and Community. Rush sits on the UK’s Creative Industry Trade Boards; she is a member of the Conde Nast College Advisory Council, Creative Industries Council and the Chair of the Advisory Board of Everywoman.