Managing director, Berwin & Berwin
A key supporter of Drapers’ Save Our Skills campaign, Simon Berwin has this year called on retailers to invest more in the technical fabrication of products rather than relentlessly pursuing margins. “If we don’t, then there won’t be any new British designers like Paul Smith and Paul Costelloe coming through,” he said. As well as being the figurehead of supplier Berwin & Berwin, he is also a non-executive director of Moss Bros and a UKFT board member.
Last year’s position 87