Acacia Leroy Trend Strategist - APAC

"Acacia Leroy is Asia Pacific Trend Strategist for TrendWatching, responsible for trend thinking and content in the region. Based in Singapore, she has delivered over 45 trend keynotes and innovation workshops in 12+ countries across Asia Pacific, Europe and North America. Acacia's Asia trend bulletins have also been featured in various publications such as Campaign Asia, Inside Retail, Warc and Mumbrella."

Alida Urban Digital Project Manager

"As a Digital Project Manager, Alida is responsible for overseeing the design and development of all Trendwatching's websites. She studied Computer Science in Budapest and completed a degree in Digital Media Design at University of the Arts London. Since she graduated she has been managing web and mobile application projects."

Anton Björklund Head of Insight Network

"Anton Björklund is the Marketing and Network Coordinator for tw:in, our global insight network of 3000 spotters. With a first class MSc in Brand and Communications Management from Copenhagen Business School, Anton has lived and worked in cities like London, Stockholm and Rio de Janeiro before joining our Amsterdam office."

Bas Bunnik Head of Insights

"Bas Bunnik is our Amsterdam-based Head of Insights, and provides the TrendWatching team with insights on how to improve and expand the business. He holds an MSc in Finance, and has worked as a Financial Analyst at American Express. "

David Mattin Global Head of Trends & Insights

"David Mattin is Global Head of Trends and Insights at TrendWatching. A sought-after keynote speaker and widely published writer on business, innovation and trends, he speaks regularly for brands and at high-profile conferences around the world, including The Next Web, the 15 Seconds Festival and NEXT Conference."

Dee G Customer Success Executive

"Dee is TrendWatching's Customer Success Executive in Asia. With a background in Southeast Asian Studies, she started her career in the tech and start-up world doing account servicing and business development."

Delia Dumitrescu Lead Innovation Architect

"Delia Dumitrescu is responsible for developing and delivering TrendWatching's innovation methodology. She has worked in innovation consultancy, and led workshops for audiences across Europe. She has authored several books including Road Trip to Innovation and Trend-Driven Innovation. "

Harry Metzger Snr Digital Marketing Executive

"Harry Metzger is a digital marketer at TrendWatching, responsible for implementing the company’s marketing communications strategy. Harry has past experience working for digital agencies in both London and New York."

Harvey Gomez Front End Developer

"Harvey is a front-end developer with years of experience building UX and Interaction interfaces. Based in London, he is responsible for the development of our public-facing website."

Henry Mason Managing Director

"Henry Mason is an experienced and sought-after keynote speaker and author of Trend-Driven Innovation.

In the past 3 years, Henry has given over 100 keynote presentations in more than 30 countries across 6 continents, and is also regularly quoted in leading business publications."

Jonathan Herbst Back End Developer

"With a BSc in Games and Multimedia Environments from the University of Sussex, I transitioned into web development after creating a couple of mobile apps. Just over three years in industry and making use of my strong problem solving and debugging skills where possible."

Kathleen McVey Customer Success Analyst

"Kathleen is TrendWatching's Customer Success Analyst, powering the Customer Success team with client foresight. She studied Marketing and International Business at the University of Strathclyde, also completing an exchange year at the Universitat Autòmona de Barcelona. Since graduating she has gained experience in PR and marketing projects in Glasgow and London. She can be reached on +44 20 7251 6811."

Krystyna Kernberg Customer Success Executive

"Krystyna is TrendWatching's Customer Success Executive. Since graduating with an MA in Sociology from the University of Edinburgh, she spent many years living and working in Paris before joining our London office."

Lola Pedro Regional Director - Africa

"Lola Pedro is Africa Regional Director at TrendWatching. Based in Lagos, Nigeria she oversees all sub-Sahara Africa regional content and speaking engagements. Lola started her career in New York and then lived in Japan for over 3 years before returning to the UK. She holds an BSc in Multimedia Technology and Management Systems and a MSc in Technology Entrepreneurship from University College London."

Luciana Stein Lead Trend Strategist - South & Central America

"As Lead Trend Strategist for South & Central America, Luciana is based out of São Paulo where she identifies trends in the region and helps to add local insights to TrendWatching’s global content team. She is responsible for spotting very important local consumer movements that result in global consumer trends. In the last 5 years she has delivered presentations to many of the most influential companies & associations in Latin America and helped to foster a culture of innovation in audiences and teams from brands based in Medellin, to Guayaquil and Curitiba."

Marcos Silva Junior Analyst

"Marcos is an analyst in our Business Development team, helping TrendWatching to make the best business and expansion decisions. He holds a MSc in Behavioral Economics and Game Theory and previously worked for TomTom (but didn't know Gabriel)."

Maxwell Luthy Director of Trends & Insights

"Maxwell Luthy, Director of Trends & Insights is the head of our North America office. He delivers lively workshops for leading brands and explosive conference keynotes. He previously oversaw the company's 3,000 member spotter network and co-authored Trend-Driven Innovation. "

Nathania Christy Head of Global Insight Network

"Nathania is responsible for managing TrendWatching Insight Network (tw:in). A published author and experienced speaker, she delivers workshops and keynotes on transforming trend insights into innovations and lectures regularly for academic institutions across Asia. "

Nikki Ritmeijer Designer

"Nikki graduated from Central Saint Martins in London and is an all-round creative; her focus is on illustration and graphic design, and considers herself to be fresh talent in the TrendWatching Design team."

Octavia Rose Francis Business Development Associate

"After graduating from Goldsmiths University, London with a 1st in Psychology. Octavia has specialised in Sales and Business Development and now forms part of our Business Development team based out of London."

Paul Backman Futures Director

"Paul Backman is TrendWatching's Futures Director. Paul has worked extensively with consumer tech and trend organisations in global client-focused roles. He can be reached on +44 20 7251 6811."

Sofie Hunt Head of Customer Success

"Sofie heads up our global Customer Success team, handling all strategic plans to help 1,200 clients get the most from our Premium Service, while also working closely with clients to meet their innovation goals. Having previously spent 6 years in sales and relationship building at TrendWatching, Sofie has a deep rooted understanding of our clients and their needs."

Victoria Foster Content Director for TrendWatching Academy

"Victoria is the Content Director for TW:Academy, TrendWatching’s in-house training program to empower brands to understand, validate and apply trends. "

Victoria Kim Designer

"Originally from Seoul, South Korea, Vicky is a Graphic Designer who brings her influence from Seoul's bustling design industry to TrendWatching. Vicky is a graduate from Kyonggi University, has over five years professional experience in Graphic Design and an extensive portfolio of design for print media for various industries."

Victoria Loomes Senior Trend Analyst

"Victoria Loomes oversees TrendWatching's Premium content and regularly delivers insight-packed keynotes, strategy sessions and workshops to clients and brands across the globe. "

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