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Gavin Rajah

Gavin Mark Rajah

Managing Director of Gavin Rajah Atelier


Currently resides in: Western Cape, South Africa

Born 20-07-1970 in Durban South Africa

Gavin Rajah is Managing Director of Gavin Rajah Atelier in Cape Town. He is Managing Director and Joint Owner of Gavin Rajah Concept in Cape Town. Rajah is an Ambassador for UNICEF in South Africa as well as Managing Director for GRC: Event Concept, Management and Direction in Cape Town.

Contact details

O: 0214247842


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Business Address

100 Shortmarket St, Cape Town, South Africa, 8000


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Professional details

Current Position(s)

Advisory Board Member for Africa | Harvard University
Boston, United States of America | 2016 - present

Academia, Education and Training


Goodwill Ambassador | UNICEF
Global | 2007 - present

Social Development and Community Services


Managing Director | GAVIN RAJAH ATELIER
Cape Town | 2005 - present

Consumer Goods, Fashion and Retail


Managing Director | Events | GAVIN RAJAH CONCEPT
Cape Town, South Africa | 2000 - present

Marketing, Advertising and Public Relations


Previous Position(s)


Director | Cape Town Flower Show
Cape Town | 2000 - 2004

Consumer Goods, Fashion and Retail

Educational history

Tertiary

University of Cape Town

Cape Town, South Africa | 1989 - 1994

BA (Law) - Law & English

Achievements

Awards

NEDBANK FAN FASHION BEST DESIGNER | 2015

Winner of the Best Designer at the Nedbank Football Fashion

MOST BEAUTIFUL OBJECT IN SOUTH AFRICA - DESIGN INDABA | 2013

Award for the creation of a pebble dress

CREATIVE DIRECTOR/DESIGNER OF THE YEAR 2015 - SPOTLIGHT AWARD EVENTSOLUTIONS USA | 2015

EVENT PRODUCER OF THE YEAR 2014 - SPOTLIGHT AWARD EVENTSOLUTIONS USA | 2014

EVENT PRODUCER OF THE YEAR 2013 - SPOTLIGHT AWARD EVENTSOLUTIONS USA | 2013

INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARD - LOS ANGELES - SILVER | 2014

ARISE DESIGNER - NEW YORK FASHION WEEK | 2012

SATOURISM DESIGNER OF THE YEAR | 2013

SA STYLE AWARD - DESIGNER OF THE YEAR | 2009

Naledi for Best Costume Design for Saving Time At The Ballet | Theatre Managements of S.A.

SANS Directional Fashion Award | SOUTH AFRICAN NYLON SPINNERS

media exposure

Vogue Italy | 2013

Feature in Vogue

MZANSI | 2015

Gavin Rajah wins Nedbank Designer for Football Fashion

Digital Journal | 2015

Announcement of our win at EventSolutions

THE HUFFINGTON POST | 2013

Designers to watch in New York

CULTUROID | 2014

Article

ITUNES APP STORE | 2012

GAVIN RAJAH APP

MODE A PARIS | 2008

Various

FIRST VIEW | 2013

International Coverage

L'OFFICIEL | 2007

FINANCIAL TIMES | 2014

Article

JUST SAY YES | 2014

Profile

DESIGN INDABA | 2014

Profile

MAX (GERMANY) | 2014

Feature on our atelier

VOGUE ITALY | 2013

UNICEF | 2014

VOGUE | 2007

Competitive Accomplishments

Winner | Most Beautiful Object in South Africa - Design Indaba | 2013

Winner of the most beautiful object award at Design Indaba - voted by public.

SILVER - INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARD - LOS ANGELES | INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARD | 2014

Award for couture

Activities

Memberships

International Special Events Society

Member, 2013 - present

Moet & Chandon Table

Member, 2004 - present

community

HEAD PATRONS COMMITTEE FOR SA - UNICEF

CHAIRPERSON, 2014 - present

Air Mercy Service

Patron, 2005 - 2005

UNICEF

Goodwill Ambassador, 2007 - present

Paediatric HIV Foundation

Host, 2006 - present

UNICEF

Patron of Charity Ball, 2006 - present

Other Activities

Music, Theatre, Reading, Travel

Leisurely interest, 1980 - present

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