Martha Wilkstrom

Founding Partner of Atelier Fund, Board Director for Fortnum & Mason & Inducted into the World Retail Congress Hall of Fame

  • Named Forbes Retailer of the Year 2019
  • Former Managing Director for Harrods
  • Former Non-Executive Director of Space.NK

Martha Wilkstrom is highly respected for becoming a Founding Partner of Atelier Fund. With over 30 years of professional brand and retail experience behind her, she has taken the industry by storm for many years and is now sitting as a Board Director of Fortnum & Mason. In 2017, Martha was inducted into the World Retail Congress Hall of Fame and has continued to be recognised for her transformative career ever since. Keen to support organisations by providing educational mentoring sessions to their female employees, Martha has become an empowering female professional for audiences within a wide range of industries. When looking to hire a captivating speaker to attend your upcoming events, do not hesitate to hire Martha today.

An inspiration to audiences globally, Martha began her professional career by becoming a Sales Assistant at Nordstrom Inc. Keen to develop her industry knowledge and experience, she worked her way up throughout the organisation to become the President of their Full Line Stores Group. A born leader, Martha has secured a wide range of remarkable positions throughout her career such as becoming the Managing Director for Harrods, an Advisory Board Member for the World Retail Congress, and a Chief Executive Officer of the Fashion and Accessories at Compagnie Financière Richemont. Passionate to empower women to achieve their career goals, she is now utilising her vast experience to push audiences to achieve peak performance in all areas of life.

A leading authority throughout the fashion industry, Martha is now serving as a Founding Partner at Atelier Fund. Alongside this, she is also the proud Board Director at Fortnum & Mason. An expert in the acquisition and development of luxury brands, her remarkable industry knowledge and experience has allowed her to work closely with large-scale organisations such as Cath Kidston, Farrow & Ball, Catch Fashion, and the International Women’s Forum Foundation. Determined to transform the fashion industry to become inclusive for all, Martha is the perfect speaker to inspire audiences at your next event.

One of the most successful women in the fashion industry, Martha Wilkstrom is now highly sought-after to attend speaking engagements internationally. Admired by audiences of all ages and backgrounds, she became the first female director of Harrods in its 182 years of existence and has continued to transform the industry ever since. Renowned for speaking on topics such as luxury fashion, business, and entrepreneurialism, Martha is the perfect speaker to hire when looking to educate and inspire corporate audiences.

To enquire about Martha Wilkstrom for your event or corporate function, simply contact us via or call a booking agent on 0203 9158 282.