OUR TEAM

CHRISTINA DEAN, Founder and Board Chair Christina is the heart and soul of Redress. Since she started Redress in 2007 as Founder and spokesperson, and has steered the organisation’s powerful course towards a more sustainable future with less waste in the fashion industry. Voted one of the UK Vogue’s Top 30 Inspirational Women, Christina delivers the Redress message to the world through talks, seminars, thought-leadership pieces and documentaries. The indefatigable ex-dentist and journalist consistently drives the organisation towards inspiring positive environmental change in one of the world’s most polluting industries. To Christina, Redress is not just the future of fashion but the future way of living. Connect with Christina here.

CHRISTINA DEAN, Founder and Board Chair

Christina is the heart and soul of Redress. Since she started Redress in 2007 as Founder and spokesperson, and has steered the organisation’s powerful course towards a more sustainable future with less waste in the fashion industry. Voted one of the UK Vogue’s Top 30 Inspirational Women, Christina delivers the Redress message to the world through talks, seminars, thought-leadership pieces and documentaries. The indefatigable ex-dentist and journalist consistently drives the organisation towards inspiring positive environmental change in one of the world’s most polluting industries. To Christina, Redress is not just the future of fashion but the future way of living.

Connect with Christina here.

ANNELEISE SMILLIE, Executive Director Anneleise has 17 years of international experience in the non-profit sector working in Hong Kong, China and London. As Executive Director she is focused on organisational development and working with the team to formulate new planning processes and strategies for sustainable growth, whilst focusing resources where they will have the greatest impact. Previously Anneleise worked for the Animals Asia Foundation and Brooke Hospital for Animals and has been directly involved with Fundraising, Programme Operations, Event Management and Public Education. Anneleise is an environmentalist at heart and is passionate about reducing waste and promoting new models that create lasting social change. She is currently Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors at Animals Asia and also founded their successful education programme “Professor Paws”.  Connect with Anneleise here.

ANNELEISE SMILLIE, Executive Director

Anneleise has 17 years of international experience in the non-profit sector working in Hong Kong, China and London. As Executive Director she is focused on organisational development and working with the team to formulate new planning processes and strategies for sustainable growth, whilst focusing resources where they will have the greatest impact. Previously Anneleise worked for the Animals Asia Foundation and Brooke Hospital for Animals and has been directly involved with Fundraising, Programme Operations, Event Management and Public Education. Anneleise is an environmentalist at heart and is passionate about reducing waste and promoting new models that create lasting social change. She is currently Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors at Animals Asia and also founded their successful education programme “Professor Paws”. 

Connect with Anneleise here.

HANNAH LANE, Communications and Sponsorship Director Hannah Lane is our master communicator and force behind the voice of Redress. As Communications and Sponsorship Director, she develops strategy and implementation for PR and media campaigns and corrals support and sponsorship for our cause.  She also is the co-author of Dress [with] Sense, Redress’ new consumer guide. Hannah has over 10 years experience working in the sustainability field, four of which were in China where she headed up sustainability consultancy OgilvyEarth China and sat on the advisory board and organising committee for the Eco-Design Fair Shanghai. Hannah believes that an urgent change is needed in the fashion industry and our consumption habits to protect the future of all species living on our planet (including humans!). Connect with Hannah here.

HANNAH LANE, Communications and Sponsorship Director

Hannah Lane is our master communicator and force behind the voice of Redress. As Communications and Sponsorship Director, she develops strategy and implementation for PR and media campaigns and corrals support and sponsorship for our cause.  She also is the co-author of Dress [with] Sense, Redress’ new consumer guide. Hannah has over 10 years experience working in the sustainability field, four of which were in China where she headed up sustainability consultancy OgilvyEarth China and sat on the advisory board and organising committee for the Eco-Design Fair Shanghai. Hannah believes that an urgent change is needed in the fashion industry and our consumption habits to protect the future of all species living on our planet (including humans!).

Connect with Hannah here.

KAY LIU, Education Director Kay is responsible for spreading our educational message to fashion design institutions and the industry through public education speaking events. Driven by her design background, she believes solutions to the industrial clothing issues of today will be developed by the designers of tomorrow. Fluent in Chinese and English, she tells the stories of clothing production and the impact it has on the environment. A Masters graduate in Ethical Fashion from the University of the Creative Arts in the UK, Kay has spent over 10 years in different sectors of the supply chain. Sustainability runs deep in her blood and Kay was also an advisor for a social enterprise in Nepal for three years. Connect with Kay here.

KAY LIU, Education Director

Kay is responsible for spreading our educational message to fashion design institutions and the industry through public education speaking events. Driven by her design background, she believes solutions to the industrial clothing issues of today will be developed by the designers of tomorrow. Fluent in Chinese and English, she tells the stories of clothing production and the impact it has on the environment. A Masters graduate in Ethical Fashion from the University of the Creative Arts in the UK, Kay has spent over 10 years in different sectors of the supply chain. Sustainability runs deep in her blood and Kay was also an advisor for a social enterprise in Nepal for three years.

Connect with Kay here.

MALIQUE GOLDIN, Events Director Malique heads up the production for all our events under the EcoChic Design Award including exhibitions around the world, high profile photoshoots and fashion shows. She will also look after the production of the programme’s next TV documentary. Before joining Redress, Malique worked at Louis Vuitton for eleven years, in charge of overseeing all events for the brand in the in Asia Pacific Region and brings a wealth of experience and expertise in creating memorable and engaging events at the highest level to the role. Fluent in Mandarin, Malique is poised to support Redress’ plans for expansion in China. A true fashionista at heart, Malique is excited to put her efforts into propelling sustainable fashion to the masses, one beautiful garment at a time.  Connect with Malique here.

MALIQUE GOLDIN, Events Director

Malique heads up the production for all our events under the EcoChic Design Award including exhibitions around the world, high profile photoshoots and fashion shows. She will also look after the production of the programme’s next TV documentary. Before joining Redress, Malique worked at Louis Vuitton for eleven years, in charge of overseeing all events for the brand in the in Asia Pacific Region and brings a wealth of experience and expertise in creating memorable and engaging events at the highest level to the role. Fluent in Mandarin, Malique is poised to support Redress’ plans for expansion in China. A true fashionista at heart, Malique is excited to put her efforts into propelling sustainable fashion to the masses, one beautiful garment at a time. 

Connect with Malique here.

AMY CHAN, Project Manager Amy is an integral key in the EcoChic Design Award team, leading on the development of project strategy, planning and driving our messaging out to multi-stakeholders. Previously Amy supported integrated marketing campaigns for various FMCG and luxury brands at Ogilvy Public Relations for five years, including Redress events and working on regional PR outreach for garment manufacturer TAL. Amy has a BA in Social Anthropology from the London School of Economics. Amy came face to face for the first time with the environmental issues surrounding the fashion industry when she coordinated the production team in China for the documentary ‘The True Cost”. She truly believes that Redress can play a vital role to drive positive change in the fashion industry and is personally determined to make a difference.  Connect with Amy here.

AMY CHAN, Project Manager

Amy is an integral key in the EcoChic Design Award team, leading on the development of project strategy, planning and driving our messaging out to multi-stakeholders. Previously Amy supported integrated marketing campaigns for various FMCG and luxury brands at Ogilvy Public Relations for five years, including Redress events and working on regional PR outreach for garment manufacturer TAL. Amy has a BA in Social Anthropology from the London School of Economics. Amy came face to face for the first time with the environmental issues surrounding the fashion industry when she coordinated the production team in China for the documentary ‘The True Cost”. She truly believes that Redress can play a vital role to drive positive change in the fashion industry and is personally determined to make a difference. 

Connect with Amy here.

MIA SHU, Education Manager Mia is responsible for education content, communication and logistics behind the EcoChic Design Award. Using education as a catalyst for change, she manages the alumni network and conducts research and analysis on the fashion industry. A fashion rookie when she joined Redress, Mia brought her sustainability expertise in developing programmes for different Hong Kong based organisations including the Education Development Program in HKUST, where she also earned her BSc in Environmental Management and Technology. Her time at Redress has seen the growth and transformation of her own consumption choices and she has also witnessed how Redress’ programs are transforming the way designers and consumers think and act. She hopes to inspire even more positive change in the industry through our educational programs.   Connect with Mia here.

MIA SHU, Education Manager

Mia is responsible for education content, communication and logistics behind the EcoChic Design Award. Using education as a catalyst for change, she manages the alumni network and conducts research and analysis on the fashion industry. A fashion rookie when she joined Redress, Mia brought her sustainability expertise in developing programmes for different Hong Kong based organisations including the Education Development Program in HKUST, where she also earned her BSc in Environmental Management and Technology. Her time at Redress has seen the growth and transformation of her own consumption choices and she has also witnessed how Redress’ programs are transforming the way designers and consumers think and act. She hopes to inspire even more positive change in the industry through our educational programs.  

Connect with Mia here.

KEVIN HO, Creative Executive Kevin’s eye for design keeps our visual materials and digital platforms at Redress and The EcoChic Design Award on point. A Creative Media graduate from Hong Kong’s School of Creative Media from the City University of Hong Kong, Kevin takes an active role in inspiring change through his work in design, photography and exhibition management. He believes every subtle change matters. Kevin speaks English and Chinese fluently. Connect with Kevin here.

KEVIN HO, Creative Executive

Kevin’s eye for design keeps our visual materials and digital platforms at Redress and The EcoChic Design Award on point. A Creative Media graduate from Hong Kong’s School of Creative Media from the City University of Hong Kong, Kevin takes an active role in inspiring change through his work in design, photography and exhibition management. He believes every subtle change matters. Kevin speaks English and Chinese fluently.

Connect with Kevin here.

QUEENIE CHEUNG, PR & Marketing Assistant Queenie is our connective thread to the influencers and opinion leaders in the fashion media, calling for support for sustainable fashion, bringing to the role her invaluable journalism experience and a Master’s Degree in Visual Culture Studies from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. While reducing waste is her top personal priority, Queenie firmly believes that style does not need to be compromised when it comes to sustainable fashion. Minimising the environmental impact of her fashion choices is a duty, she says, to her love for nature. Queenie has a Master’s Degree in Visual Culture Studies from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Connect with Queenie here.

QUEENIE CHEUNG, PR & Marketing Assistant

Queenie is our connective thread to the influencers and opinion leaders in the fashion media, calling for support for sustainable fashion, bringing to the role her invaluable journalism experience and a Master’s Degree in Visual Culture Studies from the Chinese University of Hong Kong. While reducing waste is her top personal priority, Queenie firmly believes that style does not need to be compromised when it comes to sustainable fashion. Minimising the environmental impact of her fashion choices is a duty, she says, to her love for nature. Queenie has a Master’s Degree in Visual Culture Studies from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.

Connect with Queenie here.