Bernadette Casey is a founder of The Formary a sustainability consultancy helping clothing organisations both large and small transition to the low carbon economy. The Formary leads the Textile Reuse Programme, a cross industy collaboration building a circular economy for clothing and textiles in New Zealand. Bernadette is a public speaker and the recipient of awards from HRH Prince Charles and UK sustainable design guru Kevin McCloud for her ground-breaking work in textile development. She is the topic of a Forward Film documentary, highlighting exceptional people and world-changing ideas that are impacting the course of human development. An Edmund Hillary Fellow she holds a MSc from Liverpool University, her research investigated ethical purchasing behaviour.