The Team

MILLAR KNITWEAR is based in Ireland, UK and China, Millar Knitwear has over four decades of experience in knitwear design and trade. We work and develop to customer requirements which include, innovative design trends, product development, yarn sourcing and garment sampling.

Joan Millar     CEO Ireland

Joan established MILLAR KNITWEAR in 1982.

She designed , produced & sold the MILLAR label for Ladies & Children’s Knitwear in Ireland & to International specialised retailers.

Her wealth of experience enables MILLAR KNITWEAR to continually evolve with meeting customer needs and market changes in the world today.

Louise Knatchbull     Design Director Ireland

Louise joined MILLAR KNITWEAR in 2003

Burberry London PLC, Head Womens Knitwear Designer ’97-’00 & ’01-’03
Neo Concept International, Designer / Marketing ’00-’01
The Hawick Cashmere Company, Designer ’96-’97
BA Hons Degree in Industrial Textile Design – Herriot Watt University UK

Her design talent consistently brings a new, energetic and modern response to current fashion trends. She delivers presentations and concept designs to each level of the customer market.

Amanda Edwards     Product/ Sales Director UK

Before joining MILLAR KNITWEAR in 2006, Amanda was Buying and Design Director for a high profile UK High Street Brand.

Her focus is on product development, pricing and supply chain management for wholesale and retail. Her expertise and experience has brought invaluable knowledge in multi channel selling to the international customer.

Charles Chen Production     Director China

Charles joined MILLAR KNITWEAR in 2006.

He is based in China and runs the Millar Shanghai office. Charles has over 20 years of experience in garment manufacturing and has specialised knowledge of knitwear production.

He manages a team of experienced garment merchandisers and quality assurance specialists.

MILLAR KNITWEAR is based in Ireland, UK and China, Millar Knitwear has over four decades of experience in knitwear design and trade. We work and develop to customer requirements which include, innovative design trends, product development, yarn sourcing and garment sampling.

Joan Millar
CEO Ireland

Joan established MILLAR KNITWEAR in 1982.

She designed , produced & sold the MILLAR label for Ladies & Children’s Knitwear in Ireland & to International specialised retailers.

Her wealth of experience enables MILLAR KNITWEAR to continually evolve with meeting customer needs and market changes in the world today.

Louise Knatchbull
Design Director Ireland

Louise joined MILLAR KNITWEAR in 2003

Burberry London PLC, Head Womens Knitwear Designer ’97-’00 & ’01-’03
Neo Concept International, Designer / Marketing ’00-’01
The Hawick Cashmere Company, Designer ’96-’97
BA Hons Degree in Industrial Textile Design – Herriot Watt University UK

Her design talent consistently brings a new, energetic and modern response to current fashion trends. She delivers presentations and concept designs to each level of the customer market.

Amanda Edwards
Product / Sales Director UK

Before joining MILLAR KNITWEAR in 2006, Amanda was Buying and Design Director for a high profile UK High Street Brand.

Her focus is on product development, pricing and supply chain management for wholesale and retail. Her expertise and experience has brought invaluable knowledge in multi channel selling to the international customer.

Charles Chen
Production Director China

Charles joined MILLAR KNITWEAR in 2006.

He is based in China and runs the Millar Shanghai office. Charles has over 20 years of experience in garment manufacturing and has specialised knowledge of knitwear production.

He manages a team of experienced garment merchandisers and quality assurance specialists.