Building sustainability in sourcing and manufacture across the international textile industry

David Reay has had a lifelong career in the international clothing & textile industry…

 

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Working across the globe from East to West, from Shanghai to Casablanca, Beijing to LA, gathering a lifetime of knowledge and contacts along the way.

He has a network that spans the world

From the leaders of global brands to the supply chain companies that work with them, David understands the textile manufacturing world inside out, from the needle-point to the board-room.

David has shaped some of the world’s leading names

Holding senior posts in the UK and with postings around the world, some hostile, some inviting, all interesting and culturally diverse, David has a wealth of experience.

He has connections

Whether that be sourcing fabrics, or working with the innovators of cutting edge textile technology.

David knows the textile industry from top to bottom

With first-hand experience of every function, he can analyse a business model, quickly assess working practices and thoroughly review any textile business.

He knows how to create value in textile and clothing businesses

David has first-hand leadership experience and has created impressive management teams and led a number of management buy-ins. He is experienced in VC pre-investment due diligence and has held interim post-investment executive roles

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