Julian Exposito-Bader named PJ Guest Editor


January issue led by Amazon UK head of vendor management for jewellery

Amazon UK’s head of vendor management for jewellery, Julian Exposito-Bader, has been named Professional Jeweller‘s Guest Editor for a special January 2015 edition of the magazine.

Each year, Professional Jeweller welcomes a different Guest Editor to lead the January issue, with past editors including Annoushka Ducas, Shaun Leane, Jason Holt and Kyron Keogh and Grant Mitchell of ROX.

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Stepping up to the plate to kick off the new year is Julian Exposito-Bader, Amazon UK’s head of vendor management for jewellery, who has worked tirelessly over the past two years to build the UK site’s jewellery collections. He has added a swathe of British and international designers to Amazon UK’s offer, including Zoe & Morgan, Imogen Belfield, Kasun London, Maria Francesca Pepe, Missoma and LucyQ.

Exposito-Bader is working closely with Professional Jeweller‘s editorial team, Kathryn Bishop and Sarah Louise Jordan, on a number of feature ideas focused on the UK and international jewellery industries.

Professional Jeweller is calling for questions for Exposito-Bader, for a special Ask the Editor feature in the Guest Editor edition. Anyone wishing to send in a question can email the team on, with the subject line Guest Editor Question.

Julian Exposito-Bader said of his Guest Editorship: "I have lots of ideas that I am looking forward to working on with Professional Jeweller. I am incredibly honoured and excited to be hosting the January edition of the magazine and I look forward to receiving questions from members of the industry for the Ask the Editor feature.”

Exposito-Bader was named a Professional Jeweller Hot 100 2013 IJL Retail Star. His work with Amazon has also brought a number of fine jewellery brands on board with the online retailer in the UK, including Gurhan, Alex Woo and Vianna Brazil.

Professional Jeweller editor Kathryn Bishop said: "When I first met Julian two years ago, his knowledge of jewellery brands and designers blew me away; he knows his Iosselliani from his Mawi and is bringing the best of new and established jewellery talent to the UK market.

"His fashion-led perspective is very fresh, balanced by charm and modesty that belies his buying nous. I cannot wait to work with Julian on the Guest Editor issue – we already have some very exciting features up our sleeves."

Please send in your questions for Julian Exposito-Bader’s Ask the Editor feature to

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