APLF Academy



Stephen Tierney





Stephen Tierney has been the editor of World Leather since 2007 and has been instrumental in a number of important initiatives at the magazine, including the launch of the Tannery of the Year programme in 2009, the Nothing To Hide set of essays in 2014 and the Leather and the Circular Economy series in 2020. He has carried out detailed visits to more than 60 tanneries in Asia, the Americas, Africa, Europe and Australia and is a regular speaker at industry events. He has been a journalist since 1990.