CAFD is established to re-invent the fashion business of South-East Asia nations to remain relevant and sustainable to the global audience. The Main Committee members of CAFD comprise of leading businessmen and leaders of major corporations in ASEAN so that together they can pull in their networks, resources, business knowledge and technology know-how to guide ASEAN fashion designers to thrive in the Digital economy.
Datuk Kenn
Honorary Chairman Datuk Kenn is the founding member of CAFD and has extensive international businesses in medical, hospitality, retail & property development. He also founded OOHM! Which is one of the largest outdoor digital media company in Malaysia. Datuk Kenn was a developer of the Serai Saujana golf-residential estate and co-owner of the SohoKL property and investment company. Currently he is also the managing director of U-Tunes.
Trang Le
President Founder of Vietnam International Fashion Week, she is a trailblazer who plays a vital role in putting Vietnam fashion industry on the world map, at the same time bringing the fashion world closer to the Vietnamese market. She also own the title of the international famous TV program The Next Top Model and also Project Runway in Vietnam. She has been awarded the Top 20 Most Influential Women by Forbes Vietnam.
Tri Dao Phuc
Vice President Mr. Tri Dao Phuc is a pioneer in the media and entertainment industry in Vietnam. He co-founded Yeah1 Group, one of the largest fully integrated, multi-channel media company in Vietnam, and is the current Chief Executive Officer of the group.

Mr. Tri pioneered in producing 3 pay TV-Channels namely YEAH1TV, ImovieTV and YEAH1Family and is the key player in the acquisition of TNT Media, an agency company with over 16 TV channels hence expanding Yeah-One’s media assets tremendously.

Today YEAH 1 has a production partnership with Naver Korean Corporation, Mr. Tri then acquired Netlink Company which has Google's Only Certified Publishing in Southeast Asia for optimization and generation of incremental revenue to expand Yeah-One group’s dominance in South-East Asian social media landscape and become a Leader in the region.

In 2018, YEAH 1 became public listed in Vietnam Ho Chi Minh City Stock Exchange.
Darren Choy
Vice President Darren Choy, the current managing director of Warner Music Malaysia with more than 30 years of experience in the music industry. His plan is to bring music and fashion together to create a bigger cultural impact in the South East Asian region. Currently, Mr. Choy is the Vice Chairman of Public Performance Malaysia Bhd. (PPM) and a director and council member of the Recording Industry Association of Malaysia (RIM).
Dato Tan Yee Boon
Secretary Dato Tan is a Member of the Bar Council of Malaysia and a prominent corporate lawyer specializing in M&As. Dato Tan sits on the board as a Director of of multiple public listed companies in both Malaysia and Hong Kong Stock Exchange including Protasco Berhad, Central Industrial Corporation Berhad and Earnest Investment Holdings Limited.
Datuk Idris
Treasurer An experienced finance man with decades of experience in financial institutions and carries multiple accreditations to his name. Datuk Mohd Idris Isa was formerly the Director of Bank Rakyat, Executive Director for Arab Malaysian Bank, Group Chief Internal Auditor for MBF Holdings. Upon retirement, he was the Chief Internal Auditor for Bank Negara Malaysia Alumni.
China Advisor Chenguang Liu is the Deputy Secretary-General of the Film and Television Department of China International Cultural Communi-cation Center, and Secretary General of China Russia International Ball, China Affairs Adviser of World Dancing Council. Liu is also a jury of 2017 Miss China Pageant and a proud member of the West-ern Returned Scholars Association.

A Native from Beijing, Liu was educated in Switzerland and the United States with a MBA degree. She frequently participates in high-level cultural exchange and film-producing programs of Chi-na, Russia, EU, ASEAN countries, and the United Nations.

She is also a seasoned TV drama and film producer based in Bei-jing, China, and has been the producer behind several critically ac-claimed Chinese-language TV series and films including Butterfly Battle, Tofu and Hope Island.
Indonesia Country Counselor Poppy Dharsono is a well-known businesswoman with numerous high positions in the industry. She was awarded the title “Javanese woman of the 21st century” and is recognized as one of the top prominent senior fashion designers, models, artists, and celebrities for more than 40 years. In 1993 she founded and is currently President of the Indonesian Entrepreneur Fashion Designers Association. For the last 10 years she is the President of Indonesia Fashion Week and for 9 years, President of Ramadan Runway. Her unique creative designs have been on countless national and international runways since 1977, while her deep understanding of her country’s cultural heritage will forever label her as the guru of Indonesian Fashion.
Thailand Country Counselor Hailing from the Northeastern province of Buriram, Wisharawish Akarasantisook rises to become one of Thailand’s most promising young designers in the early 2010s. Amidst the wave of heavy-budgeted fashion stellars, Wisharawish’s approach to design remains utmost fundamental – more a form of self-expression than business, and rather a creative exploration than a career. He contemplates the abstract and extracts its very essence into the material form through technical experiment, the latter at times becoming the main narrative of his fashion design. He won the first prize of Mango Fashion Awards in Barcelona, Spain. Having multiple awards under its founder’s belt, the brand focuses on distinguished craftsmanship from different regions throughout Thailand alongside contemporary design. WISHARAWISH’s wearable art and technical mastery have been continually exhibited worldwide from Hyeres’s Festival International de Mode & de Photographie in France to Bangkok Elle Fashion Week in Thailand to Wallpaper* Magazine’s Handmade exhibition, which helps to put the brand on the fashion map and art scene.
Johan Johar
Brunei Country Counselor Mr Johan is the Chief Corporate Strategy Officer for Progresif Sdn. Bhd, a Bruneian Telecommunications Provider – well known for supporting Bruneian entrepreneurship, arts & culture and environmental causes. He is responsible for the long term vision of the company to deliver an enhanced digital lifestyle for the Bruneian population, in line with the Brunei Government’s Objectives. Previously he was a Senior Investment Advisor responsible for the Logistics and Defense portfolio of Darussalam Assets Sdn Bhd, a holding company for the Government of Brunei Darussalam to own and manage Government-Linked Companies (GLCs).
Remy Hou
Cambodia Country Counselor He has been in the Fashion business for about 10 years now, with history starting in Hollywood in 2007. He designed for renowned artist such as John Legend, Kanye West, Justin Bieber and many more till the year 2014.
Special Project Committee
Special Project Committee
Special Project Committee