Positive Impact and Sustainability Director, Patrick Duffy, is the GFX + SwapChain founder. As an expert in developing networks and activating ideas, Patrick guides creative teams for GFX + SwapCahin in 50+ countries where GFX has taken place at institutions like V&A in London, Federation Square Melbourne, Madison Square Garden in NYC and more. Patrick experience producing events and creating marketing campaigns for some of the world’s most recognized brands across the art and fashion space include HM, Moët Hennessy, Microsoft and spans 15 years, hundreds of events in 5 continents. Patrick
is also a Co-Founder and Chief Catalyst Officer for the Circular Fashion Summit, where he works with industry titans to create positive action working alongside the UN to implement the SDGs.
In addition to his work with Patrick managed global partnerships for Common Objective (CO), an intelligent business network for the fashion industry, has launched “Mr Duffy” a 100% circular and sustainably focused clothing collection with partner Fashion 4 Freedom in Vietnam and is a partner at Design Pavilion, NYC’s Largest public interfacing event with over 7 million visitors in partnership with Times Square and NYEDC during NYCx Design week each May.
Patrick’s public speaking engages and excites businesses and consumers about about creating a industry shift and positive impact which has brought him to the United Nations, many intentional fashion weeks and sustainability conferences around the world. Further Patrick hosts a regular segment for the Nasdaq financial network about design, economic empowerment and a sustainable future in partnership with Design Pavilion.