Speaker Profile

Kelly Hoppen

Kelly Hoppen

Kelly Hoppen MBE is a multi-award winning interior designer with over 40 years of experience. Having changed the face of the design industry, she is one of the most sought-after designers of her generation and proudly creates multi-faceted interior spaces all over the world. Kelly’s ever-evolving style, defined by a subtle fusion of clean lines and neutral tones and intuitively balanced with an opulent warmth, has been honoured with numerous prestigious awards and accolades globally.

Kelly has put her stamp on the homes, yachts and jets of private clients as well as commercial projects including hotels, bars, restaurants, offices, super yachts and apartment block developments of magnitude with private function floors. With thousands of projects spanning the last four decades, Kelly’s portfolio boasts a diverse selection of projects and provides “ideation” for brands and hotels across the world.

In recent years, Kelly’s career has expanded into TV and film and is often featured on some of the biggest Television shows, including ITV’s This Morning sharing her expertise to members public. In 2013, she became an investor on BBC Two’s hit show Dragon’s Den, appeared in BBC Two’s The Great Interior Design Challenge as a judge on the show and most recently appeared as a guest judge in Interior Design Masters on BBC Two and Netflix.

Passionate about making her design ethos accessible to the masses, in 2014 she launched e-commerce store, kellyhoppen.com. The Kelly Hoppen brand, keeping true to its core values of high quality, simplicity and timeless elegance, has partnered with numerous selected brands. In previous years, Kelly has also collaborated with a number of diverse brands including Samsung, Ryvita, L’Occitane, Polypipe, Hotpoint, Wedgwood, Charbonnel et Walker Chocolates and many more.

A dedicated supporter of numerous good causes, and the championing and nurturing of young entrepreneurs, Kelly is an ambassador for the Prince’s Trust and sits on their committee. She is also a proud ambassador for the Government’s GREAT campaign, avid campaigner for anti-bullying, and supporter of the Diana Awards and a connector for BAFTA. In 2017 and 2018, Kelly collaborated with Tess Daly to launch their limited edition TRUST candle, in aid of the Prince’s Trust.

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