About Simon


Simon J Lo Gatto holds a BA in business & accounting from Richmond University. He worked within the interoffice holding group after leaving university until 2019. Simon’s latest creation is the formation of The Middle East Fashion Week which hosts it’s inaugural event in Spring 2021. The event has received wide spread publicity and its destined to be the largest fashion event ever be hosted in the MENA region. He has received support to host these events for 10 fashion seasons over 5 years with the creation of the MEFW. To support this, Simon has created a non-profit fashion council with its core value as sustainability. The Middle East Fashion Council is the first fashion council in the world dedicated to sustainability in fashion.


Our platform was born from an inspiration to address climate change and pollution as a direct cause of the industry we love