Cara Smyth is a Gabelli Fellow, founder of the Responsible Business Coalition and serves as the chair of Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors: Fashion Makes Change. Cara is also global managing director at Accenture in Resilient Responsible Retail/Sustainability.
Cara joined Fordham University and Accenture from her post as the founding director of the Fair Fashion Center and VP of Glasgow Caledonian New York College (GCNYC). A former global fashion industry veteran, Cara held senior executive positions at Jil Sander, Burberry and other venerable companies. In her role bridging industry, academia and a sustainable future, she served as a board member for Glasgow Caledonian University and Sing for Hope, is an RSA Fellow, a Tribeca Disrupter, and is on the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Global Sector Advisory Council.