Martin Ginnane is founder and owner of Ginnane and Associates, global retail advisory service. An accomplished professional, Martin was consistently recognized for achievement and performance within the retail industries in the first 20 years of his career, in Australia and overseas. Now Martin’s knowledge of what today’s consumers desire both domestically and internationally is in great demand. Martin was the State Government’s adviser for 17 years to the Melbourne Fashion Festival [Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival] and sat on the City of Melbourne Retail and Hospitality board for 12 years. He has also sat on the City of Melbourne’s Spring Fashion Week board.