Elisa Bruno

Managing Director

Level Shoes

Elisa Bruno is the Managing Director at Level Shoes. She manages over 260 brands, including prestigious high-end international brands and many regional designers. In her current role, Elisa is driving Level Shoes international expansion and its digital, social and brand strategy. She also focuses on building a community via shared creative talents and partnerships. Elisa has a history of championing many great causes in the luxury industry worldwide, from London and Milan, all the way to the Middle East. She continues to identify new opportunities for achieving world-class experiences and growth, ensuring the team at Level Shoes are creating and imagining local but thinking global.


Prior to joining Level Shoes, Elisa Bruno held senior leadership roles in Burberry, Dolce & Gabbana, Zegna. Notable is her 12 years as Director at Burberry, where she covered several roles in the EMEIA region and was instrumental to the brand transformation from 2004 to 2017. She lived in London and led the Retail Experience EMEIA team, managing the opening of the first Burberry global physical/digital store in Regent St and overseeing the Burberry e-commerce and omni channel strategy launch. Elisa then relocated to Dubai in 2013 where she took the role of Burberry Retail Director Middle East.

Elisa received a degree in Political Science from University of Rome.

Her professional interests focus on brand building, omnichannel growth and nurturing talents, and currently sits at the advisory board of Istituto Marangoni in Dubai – one of the leading fashion schools in the world. Elisa is a champion for change, with a passion for inclusivity, combined with being an advocate for diversity.