Barbara de Magistris is a Senior Retail Executive with a long experience in the Fashion and Luxury international environment. After her degree in Business and Economics started to work in Spain, for Haute Couture. She also collaborated, as a stylist, for fashion magazines such as Vogue Espana. Since then she covered senior retail management roles with global responsibilities for brands such as Luisa Spagnoli, Piquadro, Lancel, Max Mara and Fendi. During those years she steered the Retail chain, running vast teams and strategizing the development of the brands retail assets. She also has been an executive for retailers such as Value Retail and Mercury group Russia. She managed and strategized for both companies all the retail and business development, running the business plans, marketing and tourism strategies, serving brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, Bottega Veneta, Loro Piana, YSL, Valentino, Brioni, Zegna, Giorgio Armani, Michael Kors, Coach, Furla, Levis and many others including the food and home segment. Given her long experience she acts as a Retail and Business Development Advisor for startup in the luxury and outlet segment such as Rubeus Milano and The Market Outlet Experience, San Marino and collaborates with the City of Parma for the coordination of the retail offer of the city. Finally she is an invited professor at Cattolica in the international Master of Fashion Market.