Sojo also creates space for discussion around sustainable fashion “What I needed was a really easy and hassle-free way for me to get my clothes altered and repaired – that’s when Sojo was born.” Sojo’s mission is to give clothes a second chance to keep them out of landfill for longer. Sojo made the 2020
COMMUNICATIONS AND EVENTS MANAGER
Christian joined the Mayor’s Fund for London in 2021. Before his appointment, Christian held communications roles in Government, Defence, and Housing. After completing studies in his home region of Merseyside, he moved to London to work as a Communications Coordinator at the UK Ministry of Defence, working with senior military officers and government ministers. Following this, he formed part of the A2Dominion Group corporate communications function. Here he supported one of London’s largest housing providers through the COVID-19 pandemic with his work in public affairs, press relations, employee engagement, and customer communications. Christian is also a member of an independent graphic design collective and often provides marketing support to not-for-profit causes in his spare time. Hailing from Merseyside, he is a lifelong, long-suffering Evertonian. Alongside his love for ‘The Toffees’, he is a fan of live music, architecture, and rugby.
Cosi Care eczema relief – 2019 Creative Industries winner
Lauren Bell, 2019 Creative Industries Award winner, Cosi Care “When I entered the competition, I was a designer. Now I am an entrepreneur.” Lauren Bell, used her experiences with chronic eczema to create Cosi Care – a line of products to relieve the symptoms of eczema and other skin conditions. Designed with children in mind,
Fighting electronic waste – 2018 Tech finalist
Re-inventing the circuit board for the circular economy Tech Finalist at the 2018 awards, Jiva made it through to the finals with their key product Soluboard. Soluboard is designed to be a replacement for the plastic base of circuit boards used in all our electronics. The boards are made with natural fibres and a number