Anthony Burns

Anthony Burns

Anthony Burns

Chief Operating Officer, ACS Clothing

Anthony Burns is the COO of ACS, an internationally recognised business, which empowers fashion retailers and brands to strategically embed, and easily embrace, circular business models.

Under Burns’ leadership, ACS has been transformed into a circular fashion enterprise with clothes rental offerings for woman, men, children and babies. The company has already achieved zero waste to landfill, carbon neutrality, and are working towards net zero emissions.

Anthony has expanded the company’s expertise into garment refurbishment where they transform clothes normally deemed unusable by retailers, into clothes as good as new, which can be resold, and their lifespan significantly increased.

Under his leadership, ACS has received recognition as nominees and winners of renowned sustainability awards - including Vibes and Drapers.

Burns has focused the business on a social responsibility agenda, by becoming an accredited Living Wage provider, being a disability confident employer and signing the race at work charter. ACS has also been awarded for its employee health and well-being initiatives and has submitted a B- Corp application.

Anthony Burns’ mission is to improve the sustainability of the fashion industry, and be more socially accountable, while continuing to increase ACS’s turnover.