Advisory Board

Founded by Evelyn Mora, supported by a team of in-house developers and skilled experts, the vision of Digital Village is to build a digital realm to merge physical and digital worlds to connect us all in a better way and enhance our lives and push for sustainable development. Our company is supported by the following advisors.

Christine Goulay

Global Director, Pangaia

Passionate about turning sustainable innovation into action, Christine is a corporate sustainability and innovation expert with over 10 years of professional experience in the field. Former head of Sustainable Innovation at Kering, Christine is currently the global director of the Pangaia brand — a materials science driven collective leading the way forward in conscious fashion.

Sebastien Borget

President, Blockchain Gaming Alliance

Sebastien Borget is president of the Blockchain Gaming Alliance and Co-Founder, COO of Sandbox. Passionate for blockchain technology, gaming, and education, he is a very active speaker and evangelist who spent the past 8 years focused exclusively on mobile gaming, creating successful games that were downloaded millions of times.

Mickey Boardman

Editorial Director, Paper Magazine

If fashion’s future and past had one breath, it would be Mickey. Author of the advice column “Ask Mickey” in PAPER Magazine, since 1993, Mickey is the man behind Kim Kardashian’s Paper Magazine cover which broke the internet. Mickey remains not only as someone with both feet on the ground, despite his international-fashion-icon status, but also as someone with an ear to the ground in a landscape which is constantly shifting.

Torfi Johannesson

Nordic Council of Ministers

Torfi is a senior advisor of the Nordic Council of Ministers, as well as being the Policy Area Coordinator of Bioeconomy for the EU’s Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region. An agronomist by training, Torfi holds a PhD from the University of Copenhagen, DK, is a board member of the Agricultural University of Iceland, has served as the president of the Circumpolar Agricultural Association, and is a frequent reviewer of scientific articles and fund applications.

Ann Claes

Senior Project Manager Flanders DC

Ann is a senior project manager for fashion at Flanders DC, the organisation that supports, promotes, and connects the Flemish creative industries. Ann’s track record includes work in all segments of the apparel and fashion industry, creating a vast and solid professional network over the years. With the specific interest in future-proof entrepreneurship, Ann has launched a.o. theFashionTech Works event, a platform dedicated to discussing the integration of new technology and fashion.

Andrea Orsag

Founder, Mission C

Andrea sees sustainability as a value that has to be at the core of everything we do, and the Circular Economy being the driver and mitigation strategy to climate change. A consultant with over 10 years of experience, Andrea specialises in combining risk management, strategy, and change management cross-industry, both for the commercial sector and not-for-profit organisations globally. Mission C is an advisory firm geared to help navigate industry along the correct path.

Mandi Lennard

Founder, Mandi’s Basement

The ‘veritable patron saint of fashionable east London’, Mandi is a natural at identifying and connecting talent, known for having launched the careers of many designers over the years including Gareth Pugh, Kim Jones, Nasir Mazhar, and Roksanda Ilincic. Another notable titles include brand strategist and founder of fashion consultancy Mandi's Basement, as well as contributing editor for the London Evening Standard (ES Magazine).

Annina Lattu

Scholar and Entrepreneur

Annina Lattu is a scholar and entrepreneur currently conducting research about open science and university-industry collaboration in Finland and China. Her other research interests are related to sustainable development and institutional logics and academic capitalism. Lattu is affiliated to Tampere University and Peking University and actively involved in the Finnish open science policymaking. Before her academic career she worked as a consultant in various projects related to urban culture, fashion and sustainability. In 2016–2018 Lattu worked as an analyst and business developer in the Helsinki-based science communications agency Kaskas Media, where she played a key role in establishing the Skolar Award – a new research funding instrument and science pitching contest uniting research and startup scenes at Slush. The Skolar Award was featured in various media outlets including Science and Times Higher Education.

Morgan Deane

CEO Baader Helvea Group

Morgan Deane is the CEO of Swiss-based investment bank, Baader Helvea. Originally, an international lawyer, he has worked with some of the world's most prominent financial institutions throughout his career.
He is an advisor, mentor and angel investor in early-stage companies focusing on blockchain and cryptocurrency-related ventures in his private capacity.
He is a member of the Forbes Finance Council, a regular speaker & author, and a thought leader in disruptive technologies and innovation.

Adam Arrigo

CEO & Co-Founder, Wave

Adam is the CEO and co-founder of Wave, the market leader in virtual entertainment experiences. Adam combines his skills as a game designer, sound designer, product lead, and - most importantly - musician to make sure Wave is going beyond traditional live streaming with virtual experiences that serve the next generation of concert-goers.

Prior to co-founding Wave (formerly TheWaveVR), Adam spent several years at game development studio Harmonix, where he worked on AAA titles including Rock Band, Rock Band 2, Rock Band 3, The Beatles: Rock Band, Dance Central, Dance Central 2, Fantasia: Music Evolved, Harmonix Music VR and more.

He also worked on the Vox Photo Project as lead producer for this charity organization that teaches photography to kids in at-risk communities in Ghana, Bangladesh, India, Guatemala, Colombia, Indonesia, end Los Angeles.

Brittan Heller

Brittan Heller works at the intersection of technology, human rights and the law. As counsel in Foley Hoag LLP's corporate social responsibility practice, Heller advises companies, investors, NGOs and governments on integrating public safety and human rights. Heller was an inaugural AI and Technology Fellow at the Harvard Kennedy School, studying content moderation and security risks in VR/AR/XR and emergent media. Heller previously founded ADL’s Center for Technology and Society. Her key projects included creating AI to study hate speech and analyzing disinformation that targeted minority communities. Additionally, Heller prosecuted grave human rights violations at the U.S. Department of Justice and the International Criminal Court and initiated landmark anti-cyber harassment litigation. She is a graduate of Stanford University and Yale Law School.