Simon Collins has been Dean of the School of Fashion at world-renowned Parsons The New School for Design. Collins is a seasoned creative director with over 20 years of experience in all facets of the fashion industry. He has worked with some of the world’s leading brands, from Nike and Polo Ralph Lauren to Fila and Marks and Spencer. He has been named one of the Top 100 Most Creative People in Business by Fast Company. In the five years since joining Parsons, Collins has launched collaborations with, amongst others, Louis Vuitton, LVMH, PPR, Henri Bendel, Droga5, and Coach, and led the School of Fashion to show the MFA collections during New York Fashion Week.