About

Sourcebook is a networking service for the fashion industry connecting local textile producers, service providers and manufacturers directly to established and emerging creatives in the design sector.


We bring together a trusted network of industry experts with a fast growing community of makers and designers in order to initiate, implement and share new business concepts.

But we're not only active in the digital realm. Our offline activities include expert consultations – guiding you from concept stage to seasonal production – exclusive networking events, match-making trips abroad, cutting-edge seminars and professional tutorials, among other things such as material sourcing, serial production, logistics and distribution.

With a strong presence at progressive trade fairs and access to visionaries in the field of fashion, Sourcebook offers a platform promoting professionalism in the textile industry.

Founded in 2013, Sourcebook grew out of the EU-funded NEMONA project commissioned by the urban and regional development firm Inpolis. Since March 2015 Sourcebook operates as an independent limited company out of Kreuzberg, Berlin.

Our Team

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The Sourcebook Team

Photo: Daniel Gebhardt

Marte Hentschel

CEO / Founder & Shareholder of Sourcebook GmbH

Contact: marte@sourcebook.eu

Garment production and supply chain maven with over ten years’ experience in the fashion and textiles industry, Marte is also a speaker, university lecturer and consultant.

 

Olof Werngren

CPO & Art Director / Founder & Shareholder of Sourcebook GmbH

Contact: olof@sourcebook.eu

Visual Communications lecturer at Malmö University, serial entrepreneur – from crowdfunding to augmented reality – as well as an award-winning film director.

 

Gitta Paris

Community & Project Manager

Contact: support@sourcebook.eu

Prior to joining Sourcebook, Gitta worked in the music industry for over ten years as Managing Director of her own artist agency as well as two record labels, followed by three years as an Executive Assistant.

 

Mairi Hare

Communications Manager

Contact: mairi@sourcebook.eu

Master’s graduate in the History and Culture of Fashion, Mairi has ten years’ experience in the fashion industry, ranging from bespoke tailoring student to brand strategist.

 

Christine Braun

Event Manager

Contact: christine@sourcebook.eu

Director of her own event management company Chrissy Brown Productions, Christine ensures that all Sourcebook events run without a hitch. With a background in fashion sales and key account management, she previously had a sustainable clothing sales agency.

 

Ellis Acklin

CFO

Developing and overseeing Sourcebook’s financial and operational strategies, Ellis is a former business analyst at the London branch of the global investment bank Jefferies International.

 

Fergus Bremner

CTO

Veteran New York “big data” technologist, from financials (Lewis Ranieri) to pharmaceuticals (Bayer AG), with strong ideas on software strategies and business implementations.

 

Loki English

CXO

Over ten years’ experience in digital innovation and product development for clients such as SAP, GE, Deutsche Telekom, Land Rover, Airbus and Audi.


General contact:
www.sourcebook.eu
info@sourcebook.eu
Reichenberger Str 155, 10999 Berlin, Germany