Leslie Holden is Head of Fashion & Design and Fashion & Management at the Amsterdam Fashion Institute (AMFI) .

Leslie has worked for AMFI since 2005. He is a graduate of the Royal College of Art in London and worked for many years in the industry as a designer, design director and entrepreneur. 

He has over 20 years experience within the Higher Education sector on both a national and international level and has previously lectured in Arnhem, London College of Fashion and was Dean of Fashion at the American Intercontinental University .