Leila Naja Hibri

Australian Fashion Council


Leila Naja Hibri was appointed as CEO of the Australian Fashion Council (AFC) in February 2020, having been actively involved with the AFC since its inception, and invited to join its Board of Directors in 2018.

Naja Hibri, who until recently, was the General Manager at Australian fashion accessories label Helen Kaminski and a Member of the Board of Directors of HKJC – a Tokyo based joint venture company, has a background in Economics and over 15 years’ experience in luxury and premium fashion brand management and development across APAC, Europe and North America.

She has worked with organisations such as Arthur Anderson, The United Nations, Prada and Luxottica and led teams in Sydney, Auckland, London, New York, Hong Kong and Tokyo.

Leila’s expertise and passion lie in growing Australian brands in export markets while advocating for equal opportunity, sustainability and diversity in business.

She looks forward to furthering the voice of Australian fashion both locally and globally, with the aim of creating a best practice industry.