Corinna Brabazon

Executive Masters Luxury Management at SDA Bocconi

Versatile leader with extensive experience: developing new products, leading key projects. Track record of achieving sustained improvements in quality, cost and delivery functions. Adept at identifying issues, analysing risks and establishing corrective action plans. Specialist in womanswear, collection development through to production while also used to managing categories such as knitwear, accessories and menswear. Currently consulting for fashion companies needing to grow their business and successfully fulfil wholesale orders. Demonstrating how to manage the production process, training teams, providing systems, structures, introducing critical paths. Sourcing manufacturers, streamlining collection development, managing fitting, quality control and delivery. Providing longterm structures to manage further growth. Currently looking for new clients and/or a permanent contract.

Previous Brands
JW Anderson
Mary Katrantzou
Roland Mouret
Stella McCartney
Work Experience
Interim Head of Development and Production
Dec ‘22 - Now
JW Anderson

Interim Head and Consultant for Development and Production Departments. Working on building a sustainability strategy and process for JW Anderson, consulting on structuring and process to enable better seasonal deliveries.

Head of Product
Nov ‘19 - May ‘22

Freelance project management - overseeing development and production for new Sustainable womanswear brand

Product Development Manager Menswear
Oct ‘18 - Aug ‘19
Stella McCartney

Managed the Menswear design team to deliver seasonal collections.

Head of Production
Aug ‘15 - Jun ‘18
Mary Katrantzou

Production Consultant/ Product Director
Apr ‘11 - Jun ‘15
Self employed

Roland Mouret, Atea Oceanie, Saloni, Emilia Wickstead

Head of Production and Collection Development
Jan ‘07 - Apr ‘11
Roland Mouret

Responsible for Collection Development and Production from Brand's relaunch in July 2007. Built up the systems and teams for both departments (inc Menswear), managed budgets, workroom schedules, manufacturers, suppliers, sourcing and fitting. The team grew to 20 people with responsibility for 4 main womanswear and 2 menswear collections per year and producing 40,000 garments over woven, jersey and knitwear. …

English - Native
French - Fluent
Caroline Smithson
Direct manager - Founder + Creative Director, SsōNe
Nov 2019 - Apr 2021

Corinna has excellent knowledge of all areas of garment manufacture. She is able to manage a team and hit both calendar and financial deadlines calmly. She is organised, professional and very personable. She would be an asset to any team.

Trino Verkade
Direct manager - CEO, Mary Katrantzou
Aug 2015 - Jun 2018

Corinna, brings a lot of experience to the role, she managers her team well, she has a strong awareness of the other roles in the organisation, and the flow from design to sales which positively impacted the strength and health of the business. Corinna has worked in a range of businesses of different sizes, and scales, and can adapt quickly to needs and size of operations.

Education & Training
SDA Bocconi
‘18 - ‘19
Master's degree
Luxury Business Management
Parsons School of Design
‘99 - ‘00
Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS)
Fashion/Apparel Design
St Andrews University
‘93 - ‘97
Master of Arts (MA)
Art History
London, UK