Vale Carla Zampatti AC OMRI
Vale Carla Zampatti AC OMRI – (19 May 1942 – 3 April 2021)
Sydney Women’s Fund extends our deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Carla Zampatti AC OMRI. Carla was a trailblazer contributing to Australian society and industry and was a role model to many women across Australia.
Carla Zampatti AC, OMRI is one of Australia’s most recognisable fashion icons, a successful business women and philanthropist. With over 50 years experience in the global fashion industry, Carla’s legacy will live on as one of Australia’s most influential and successful designers.
Recognised internationally for her exceptional business acumen, Carla held a number of leadership positions including Executive Chairman of Carla Zampatti Pty Limited, Trustee of the Sydney Theatre Company Foundation Trust, Board Member of the Australian Multicultural Foundation and Board Member of European Australian Business Council.
Moreover, Carla contributed broadly to Australian society and industry through appointments such as Chairman of the SBS Corporation, Director of the Westfield Group and a Trustee of the Art Gallery of NSW.
In 2018, Sydney Women’s Fund celebrated Carla Zampatti with a salute at the annual Saluting Sydney Women event.