Tania Fares is an international entrepreneur, adviser and philanthropist who has dedicated her professional life to empowering creativity, becoming a driving force promoting the business of fashion in London, the MENA region and beyond. She is cited often as providing strategic support to an entire generation of designers.
Lebanese-born Tania is the co-founder and co-chair of the Fashion Trust, a non-profit initiative dedicated to scouting, funding and mentoring young design talent. She first launched this initiative in 2011, when she created the UK’s BFC Fashion Trust, which she headed for 10 years and now is co-chair of the British Fashion Council Foundation Charity. The platform that she built, bringing together a powerful community of business owners and leaders from all over the globe, as well as partnerships with industry giants including Farfetch, HSBC and Clearpay, has empowered business growth for more than 50 diverse designers including Christopher Kane, Sophia Webster, Erdem and Roksanda.