The Team

Rachel Arthur


Rachel Arthur is Editor-in-Chief of TheCurrent Daily, the leading news source for fashion, retail and innovation, and the co-host of its weekly podcast, TheCurrent Innovators. She otherwise serves as Chief Innovation Officer of TheCurrent, a consultancy transforming how fashion brands and retailers intersect with technology. By background she is an award-winning business journalist, contributing to titles including Wired, Forbes and BoF.

Bia Bezamat

Innovation Editor

Bia Bezamat is a fashion journalist by trade and innovation expert with experience spanning fashion, retail, grocery and hospitality. Originally from Brazil, she is interested in how cultural, behavioural and technological shifts influence how consumers and brands interact. She is the Innovation Editor at TheCurrent, helping brands understand changing consumer and brand behaviours, as well as the evolving technology space.

Liz Bacelar


Liz Bacelar is a global leader at the intersection of fashion, retail and technology. As the Founder and CEO of TheCurrent, she creates growth for clients by tapping into her extensive network of innovators, her knowledge of the global startup ecosystem and her ability to identify opportunities and partnerships. She previously founded, grew and sold Decoded Fashion, the first and largest global event series connecting fashion and technology.

Camilla Rydzek

Editorial & Research Assistant

Camilla Rydzek is the Editorial & Research Assistant at TheCurrent. She helps both the content and consultancy teams gather insights across the fashion, beauty and retail industries. Her background is in studying Fashion Management at the University of the Arts London. Her interests lie in the evolution of technology and innovation and their implications on a more sustainable future.