Nina Conrad advises the textile and leather industry on sustainability issues and is a co-founder of the LEIT & HELD bag label. She is an expert in the production of leather and leather goods that come from animal welfare. She has acquired her know-how, among other things, at the Zurich-based leather goods label Fin Projects, for which she built the first supply chain for traceable leather made from Swiss cattle hides. As an active member of Textile Exchange, the world's largest NGO for change in the textile industry, she volunteers for more responsible leather production. Nina Conrad studied political and Islamic studies at the UZH University in Zurich.