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.

Larissa Gomes


Larissa Gomes is a journalist reporting on the intersection of fashion, entrepreneurship, sustainability and tech. She's fascinated by how global events affect consumerism. She’s covered everything from NYFW to SXSW, and has been published in print and online publications including Marie Claire and Refinery29. At TheCurrent Daily, she writes about innovations in retail, wearables, trends and new developments in AI.

Hannah Reed

Junior Researcher

Hannah Reed is the Junior Researcher at the Current Global. Her background is in Fashion Management at the University of Southampton (Winchester School of Art), specifically looking at how artificial intelligence and data can transform the high street. Her interests lie in how technology is implementing the global retail landscape.