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Initiator, founder and strategic director
Jan is a passionate Entrepreneur, a visionary thinker, project manager and process designer with strong business skills and extraordinary creative ideas. His tools are his extensive knowledge and professional network, a deep knowledge and experience as a multiple founder combined with a passionate pragmatic "hands-on" mentality and communicative intelligence.
Jan's mission is to integrate personal and business development to lift people and businesses to their maximum success. He believes in and works for the goal of making the world a better place through empowerment, smart and progressive business development and conscious living. He works as a consultant in different economic contexts.
Jan is co-founder of the Berlin Textilagentur Lebenskleidung and was for many years the CEO and strategic head of the company. (Exit of the company in December 2013) Since that time he works as Empowerment Strategist in different environments.
He is engaged in his work for more than 7 years for a sustainable and ethical textile industry. He works with suppliers and partners with production sites in Europe, India and Turkey and other Asian countries.
Co-founder and creative director
Mona studied fashion design in Berlin and Amsterdam finished her studies with a thesis in 2007 about the environmental and social problems in the textile industry. After graduating Mona focused on alternative modes of production and "green"-fashion.
She realized several collections for the artist collective "Elternhaus" in Hamburg and initiated the fashion project "MOSCH Fair Fashion Berlin".
In 2009, she founded as part of a group of fashion professionals the Berlin fashion production agency "Common Works".
Mona designed and implemented the world's first eco-effektive line "Trigema Change" made of "Cradle to Cradle" certified components for Trigema from southern Germany. She also worked for the "greenpeace magazine" as a designer and developer in the textile department.
Mona is a recognized expert in the textile industry and a consultant for sustainable design, recycling, closed loop, cradle to cradle . Mona's passion is to work on the transfer and application of scientific research results into practical application examples in the clothing industry.
Our network of experts for specific project demands
Customer Base of 2000 clients from the design and fashion segment
Good relationships to the fashion and design schools
International producer and supplier network
network access to the best experts in the fields of certification, product development, design etc.
some selected projects
Design and Implementation of the first Cradle to Cradle Textile Collection in Germany for the Company Trigema 2012
Strategic Growth from (self funded) Zero € startup to ~800K € turnover as CEO of the European Market Leader for Organic and Sustainable Fabrics (Fa. Lebenskleidung 2008-2012)
Consulting, Product and Project Development for Major International Clients in the Textile Industry 2008 - 2013
Creative Direction Ethical Fashion Show / Green Showroom (interim) Berlin SS 2016
Specialized in Sustainable Fashion, Sustainable Design Solutions, Product Development and Sourcing since 2007
Project: Holzhauer, Ohlendorf
Marketing Strategy Concept and Think Tank // Closed Loop and Transparent Supply Chain Management for one of the biggest German Consumer Goods Companies 2015
Project: Holzhauer, Ohlendorf
Change is an opportunity - new challenges allow us to reinvent ourselves, the opportunity to be significant and to distinguish ourselves from all others, to become the best - and remain the best.
Our vision is to understand sustainability as a business opportunity. We believe that the future belongs to companies that use their resources, knowledge and their competence consistently to solve global challenges of the future.
To actively support this change of perspective in your organization is our contribution.