Mariela is an avid storyteller, comms consultant and editor. She carries over 23 years in the field of Executive Management, Communications, International Marketing, Business Development, Branding, Event Management, Publicity and General Management experience across Fashion, Luxury, Lifestyle and the Corporate sector.
She has helped pioneer Australian brands develop their network here in Paris, Milan and London and as the former General Manager of Australian Fashion Week, she is well versed in lobbying Government, creating strategic stakeholder opportunities, building Partnerships and engaging with established and new generation designers. Mariela was also the former General Manager for Australian international marketing agency, which saw her working across campaigns in Italy, Japan, the US and parts of Asia.
Mariela is Chilean-born, Sydney raised, lives in France with her Greek husband and two daughters. She is currently advising on projects across Europe and in Australia, as well as balancing a new ‘start-up’ venture for an entrepreneurial lifestyle publication/ platform that will be distributed globally.