ANDREA BATILLA

Senior Adviser, BIDAYAT

Having started his career as a designer and textile researcher, Andrea has collaborated with some of the most esteemed brands in Italian and global fashion. His passion for collaboration ultimately led him to fashion education, an area he still pursues by teaching fashion history and research methodology.

In addition to scouting talent, Andrea provides forward-looking guidance to Bidayat from exploring new media forms, story-telling, exploring topics like sustainability and globalization. He is also actively supporting initiatives within the Bidayat Knowledge Project.

Through all his endeavours, Andrea strives to help Bidayat be a catalyst for creative entrepreneurs to build the next generation of responsible brands.

Experience: Romeo Gigli, Trussardi, Cerruti, Les Copains, Bottega Veneta, Istituto Europeo di Design, Pizza Magazinne, Wella Italia, Davines, P&G Prestige, Pernod-Ricard, Vogue Italia, Camera Nazionale della Moda Italiana