Galton Voysey is a leading developer of Direct-to-Consumer Brands. We help exceptional founders develop their brands and sell their products leveraging the power of the Internet.
The Galton Voysey network consists of e-commerce experts, award-winning designers and a supply chain team with connections to over 140 factories in 7 countries such as France, China, India, Thailand and Japan.
Martha (Marty) S. Wikstrom
Chairman, Galton Voysey Advisory Board
Martha (Marty) S. Wikstrom is a seasoned brand and retail executive with over 30 years’ experience in global executive roles. She is a founding partner of Atelier Fund, specializing in the acquisition and development of luxury brands. Ms. Wikstrom currently sits as a Board Director of Fortnum & Mason, the 300-year-old quintessential English purveyor of food, drinks and gifts, Johnstons of Elgin, which has been making Scottish cashmere, tweed and woollens since 1797 and Farrow & Ball, a global leader in high quality paint and wallpaper.
As Chief Executive Officer, Ms. Wikstrom led the Fashion and Accessories brands of Compagnie Financière Richemont SA. Ms. Wikstrom served as Deputy Managing Director and then Managing Director of Harrods, Ltd. She was a Board Director of Harrods Holdings Ltd, Harrods Estates and Kurt Geiger, Ltd where she was also the interim Chief Executive Officer. Prior to joining Harrods, Ms. Wikstrom spent 19 years at Nordstrom, Inc. where she rose from a part-time sales assistant to President of the Full Line Stores Group. In 2017, Ms. Wikstrom was inducted into the World Retail Congress Hall of Fame. Read more.
Member, Galton Voysey Advisory Board
Isabelle Chouvet is an accomplished entrepreneur and executive with nearly two decades of hands-on expertise in building and running businesses across Asia. Ms. Chouvet is the Co-Founder and CEO of The Independents, a global communications, events and marketing service for the fashion, luxury, beauty and lifestyle industries. Ms. Chouvet co-founded K2 Asia in Japan in 2002, at a time when brands were only first beginning to discover the potential of the Asian market. Starting with a small team, she progressively built one of the leading event agencies in Japan for the luxury and lifestyle industries. K2 went on to open in Shanghai in 2004. Ms. Chouvet’s unique understanding and proven experience in Asian markets has seen her collaborate with a roster of prestigious clients including Cartier, Adidas, Sanofi, Pernod Ricard, L’Oréal, Shui On and Givenchy, among others.
In 2005, Ms. Chouvet co-founded NACO Architectures in China, followed by SuperPress in 2010, Superbla in 2011 & FFK2 in 2015. The agencies span diverse areas of expertise from design to public relations and digital marketing. Ms. Chouvet is also a co-founder of mei.com – an online luxury platform that was sold to Alibaba in 2015. The platform went on to become one of China’s leading member-only retail websites for luxury goods, with 2,000+ brands and over 6 million members. Ms. Chouvet launched her career at MEDEF International, the largest employer association in France, where she was in charge of developing partnerships in the Middle-East and Asia. Ms. Chouvet holds a Master’s Degree in International Marketing, and a Business Degree from the Owner and President Management Program at the Harvard Business School.