The executive staff of Polimoda have esteemed backgrounds with decades of industry experience. Together they create a visionary future of fashion.

Ferruccio Ferragamo


Ferruccio Ferragamo, President of Polimoda, is also the President of world renowned luxury house, Salvatore Ferragamo.

As the eldest son of the company’s founder, Mr Ferragamo has a personal understanding and knowledge of the international luxury industry, and oversees the running of the Institute.

Danilo Venturi


Danilo Venturi, Director of Polimoda, is specialized in creative direction and brand architecture.

Holding an academic background in politics and a Master in Luxury Management from Polimoda, Mr Venturi has developed an interdisciplinary career across music, e-commerce, retail concepts, luxury and writing, and indeed authored Luxury Hackers (2011) and Momenting the Memento (2014). He was the Head of the Business Department at Polimoda before assuming his current role in 2016.

Linda Loppa

Advisor of Strategy and Vision

Linda Loppa, Polimoda’s Advisor of Strategy and Vision, has over 40 years’ experience in the fashion industry, and over 25 specialized in education.

As the former Head of the Fashion Department at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerp, Ms Loppa guided Polimoda as its Director for 9 years, before taking on her current role as a strategy and vision advisor, helping to establish connections and promote the school’s reputation in the international fashion world.