Gilda Smith-Leigh – Fashion Designer Coordinator Volunteer
Gilda Smith-Leigh is a dedicated professional serving as the Innovation Manager for Business and Skills at Leeds City Council. With a strong background in strategic partnerships, collaborative problem-solving, and economic development, Gilda is at the forefront of driving innovation initiatives in the Leeds City Region.
As Fashion Designer Coordinator Gilda is the main point of contact for our designers and that friendly face backstage on the night. She supports the designers with any questions they may have and offers advice to help them grow their businesses.