Eva Kruse is the president and CEO of Global Fashion Agenda and Copenhagen Fashion Summit, the world’s most important event on sustainability in fashion. A pioneer in promoting sustainability in fashion, Kruse has worked ambitiously to push this agenda globally since 2007, an effort that includes creating Copenhagen Fashion Summit, which launched in 2009 alongside the UN Climate Change Conference COP15 in Copenhagen. In 2016, Kruse put forward Global Fashion Agenda, a sustainability forum that aims to take global leadership on creating a movement within fashion towards positive change and responsible innovation, for a world beyond the next season.
Since graduating as a project manager from KaosPilots, an alternative business school, Kruse has worked in the worlds of fashion and media in various capacities. In 2005 Kruse co-founded the network organisation Danish Fashion Institute along with Copenhagen Fashion Week. Not only has Kruse put Danish fashion on the political agenda but also on the global fashion map with her work with sustainability and Copenhagen Fashion Week, which is now Scandinavia’s largest fashion event and was one of the first fashion weeks in the world to arrange an open programme with fashion events for the public.