Pichulik and Sustainability
Katherine founded PICHULIK in 2013 and is Joint CEO and Creative Director. Prior to establishing the jewellery and accessories brand, Katherine completed a BA Honours in Fine Arts at Cape Town University. PICHULIK is sold in up to sixteen countries around the world and recently collaborated with Copenhagen luxury brand By Malene Birger. Katherine has received multiple design accolades including, Accessory Designer of the Year by African Fashion International, Vogue Italia’s top 10 jewellery brands, and is regularly featured in global publications, including VOGUE US, VOGUE UK, Conde Nast traveller and L” Official Mexico. Katherine is a South African Gazelle top 40 SMME, and USA VLP alumni.
Tracey has twenty years of diverse business strategy, retail and investment management experience. Prior to joining Pichulik as Joint CEO and Commercial Director, she has held various roles, including MD of Green Cross. CEO TSIBA Investment Fund and CEO of CIDA Empowerment. Over the course of her career Tracey has managed investment portfolios for HSBC, BOE Asset Management and Quaystone. She is the co-founder of specialist online brand Taunina and not for profit How 2 Help. A qualified Chartered Financial Analyst, Tracey has an honours degree in Finance and Economics from UCT, an MBA from TRIUM (NYU, HEC and LSE) and is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Technology in New York.