Our Team

Ellen Whippy-Knight
Managing Director

Oversees the total operations of Fiji Fashion Week (FJFW) to ensure successful implementation of all its programs intended to provide opportunities and exposure for local aspiring Designers. To spearhead and initiate action in establishing a commercial fashion industry and make a worthwhile to the economy and assist in sustaining the “Make It in Fiji” campaign. Most importantly to create value for all FJFW Sponsors. To ensure FJFW is in compliance with all statutory obligations.

Sydel Whippy
Marketing & Sponsorship Manager

Manage all FJFW contracts with sponsors, service providers, suppliers, sub-contractors, and television rights. Oversees merchandise and print production, media schedule ( radio, newspaper, magazines and TV) to gain and achieve maximum publicity for FJFW. Crucial role in management of Ticketing operations.

Petra Seeto
Accounts Administrator
, Models Fiji Co-ordinator
Manage and provide all daily accounts and report on all financial aspects of the business including events and sponsorship acquittals. Develop and promote Models Fiji as a Fiji's premiere Talent Agency. To source and recruit suitable talent and place accordingly to client assignments.

Tamsyn Cornwall
Events Assistant Trainee

Explore and organise special events to create awareness for FJFW in the development of the Fashion Industry. Assist in the delivery of these events providing administrative and operational assistance.  Media monitoring and website management assistant.  Assist in Model Co-ordination.

Lana Smith
Designer & Workshops Coordinator and PA to MD

Coordinate workshops and assist in management of Ticketing operations.  Provide all PA support to the Managing Director and manage company database.  Manage all enquiries, registration and programs of emerging and established designers.


L-R; Lana, Ellen, Tamsyn & Petra