It's all change at the BFC! Following the recent news that London Fashion Week will move to Somerset House next season, it's now time for changes in the organisation itself.

It's been announced that Hilary Riva (pictured above with Harold Tillman and Erin O'Connor) is to step down as chief executive of the British Fashion Council. It's as part of a management restructuring put in place by the new BFC chairman Harold Tillman...

According to Drapers Online, Riva will remain at the BFC to chair a newly formed development committee focusing on future funding and designer support, the remit of the BFC and its future role within the industry.

Meanwhile, Simon Ward (former head of operations) and Caroline Rush (an advisor to the BFC for 10 years) will replace Riva as joint chief executives, and will work on a three-year plan to further develop the BFC.