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Ridhwana Shaik


Ridhwana Shaik

Design Consultant, Creatively Connected

Ridhwana's professional bio / interests

I'm a design consultant, working in the footwear, accessories and footwear education field. My consultancy is dedicated to creating and working with brands that are trying to do better by the planet. I consult with brands from ideation and take them all the way through to production management in the shortest, most sustainable way manageable. My design philosophy is based around always thinking about the product's end of life first.

I’d like help with…

I'm always looking to learn more about circular economies and specifically from the lens of the fashion industry. So, whilst I do not have any specific immediate need for help, I'm happy to spend time learning on this platform.

An interesting, or unusual fact(s) about me…

I speak English, Mandarin, Spanish and Italian... And I'm currently learning kiSwahili.

I live in


A career highlight

Winning a business competition that saw me spending thirty minutes in a brand spanking new Virgin Atlantic Airbus chatting with Richard Branson about business.




Joined Guild

Apr 15, 2021