Circular Earth Team

Our Associates and Advisors

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Rachel Sheila Kan

Our Founder and Lead Consultant

Rachel has been a designer & design manager in the commercial fashion industry for over 20 years. She have been working within sustainability for the last 6. She also lectures on sustainability and ethics in business at university. Her down to earth relateable style is always welcomed, It's often said that her get the job done attitude is refreshing in our industry.  She has a background in multi product over all with niche knowledge in kidswear. 


Rachel has recently been working within Circular Earth and her collaborative ''The Ecosystem Incubator'' ( which received a commended award at the Drapers sustainable fashion awards)  focusing on circularity, longevity, reporting, using waste, whole systems thinking and regenerative practice. 

Find out more about Rachel Sheila Kan, her speaking, her regenerative projects and more.

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Alicia Lai

Associate Consultant
Footwear Specialist

A energetic, dynamic and innovative entrepreneur with over 16 years’ management experience in the sustainable footwear industry. Developing her own brand BBoheme through the years give her a unique take on building a brand as well as a product.

Alicia is passionate advocate of sustainability and ethics within fashion and footwear production, she understands where business actions can make a difference to the sustainability and ethical agenda, yet also understands where compromise has to be made for the success of the business. 

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Simon Hedley FCA BFP

Strategic Business Advisor

Simon Hedley comes in to Circular Earth as our strategic business advisor.

With decades in finance, joint ventures, web development, building brands and working with entrepreneurs. We work with Simon and his collaborative teams at We Design Brands and The Joint Venture Company to offer a full service from sustainability to success.