Sustainable luxury and fashion expert and the girl behind greenstilettos.com
Known among her friends as the ‘environmentalist in stilettos’, Xenya Cherny-Scanlon has worked for 15 years with the United Nations and major international organisations across three continents — in Australia, Africa and Europe — on promoting greener ways of living. A seasoned communicator with a thorough knowledge of sustainability and CSR issues, she has managed global communications campaigns, developed internal and external sustainability initiatives, advised CEOs on institutional risks and opportunities, and reported for a major news agency. Since 2012, Xenya brings together her two passions — fashion and sustainability — in her blog greenstilettos.com, which has a vision of "putting glam into green”. She serves as a sustainable luxury and fashion expert, writer and researcher.