Henry Mason

Managing Director

Henry is author of Trend-Driven Innovation and an experienced and sought-after global keynote speaker. He delivers engaging and interactive sessions that help inspire organizations to seize innovation opportunities.

Contact Cath Carver, our LIVE Director, to book Henry for a public or private speaking engagement.

Henry's biography

After gaining a first class degree in Politics & International Relations from the University of Nottingham and starting his career at KPMG, Henry joined TrendWatching in 2010.

Henry now runs the company on a daily basis, overseeing all TrendWatching's free publications and paid services.

In the past 3 years, Henry has given over 50 keynote presentations in more than 25 countries across 6 continents, and was also the key speaker at TrendWatching's own Trend Seminar series.

Henry has been quoted as a trend expert in numerous business publications, including The Guardian, Financial Times, El Pais, The New York Times and The Economist, and has appeared on television networks such as CNBC, the BBC, Al Jazeera and Brazil's Globo News.

Henry is also author of the book 'Trend-Driven Innovation' published by Wiley in Q4 2015.

Henry's Previous Speaking Engagements

ad:tech London London, United Kingdom, Oct 2015
Türk Telekom Marketing Academy Istanbul, Turkey, Sep 2015
TW:2015:LON TrendWatching Consumer Trend Seminar London, United Kingdom, Jun 2015
TW:2015:AMS TrendWatching Consumer Trend Seminar Amsterdam, Netherlands, May 2015
Nestlé Leadership Workshop Horsham, United Kingdom, Feb 2015
Tommy Hilfiger Amsterdam, Netherlands, Jan 2015
Le Web Paris, France, Dec 2014
Accenture Innovation Workshop London, United Kingdom, Nov 2014
U Talks London, United Kingdom, Nov 2014
Taan Worldwide Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Oct 2014
Kristal Elma 2014 Istanbul, Turkey, Sep 2014
TOTAL Workshop London, United Kingdom, Jun 2014
SPOT Interactive Workshop Aarhus, Denmark, May 2014
Dunnhumby ACM (EMEA) Paris, France, Apr 2014
Dunnhumby ACM (UK) London, United Kingdom, Mar 2014
V&D Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Mar 2014
World Innovation Convention Cannes, France, Nov 2013
International Shopper Insights in Action Prague, Czech Republic, Nov 2013
Telefónica - TDigital Event London, United Kingdom, Oct 2013
Crystal Apple Creativity Festival Istanbul, Turkey, Sep 2013
Verlinvest SA Brussels, Belgium, Sep 2013
Dunnhumby - Global Partner Summit Berkshire, United Kingdom, Jul 2013
GM Global Trends Network London, United Kingdom, Jun 2013
Google London, United Kingdom, May 2013
Ultra Travel Forum- Forum and Travel Awards Event London, United Kingdom, May 2013
Capri Trendwatching Festival Capri, Naples, Italy, May 2013
Soho House Private Members Evening London, United Kingdom, Apr 2013
2013 FEI Europe event Copenhagen, Denmark, Mar 2013
Mindshare Trend Day London, United Kingdom, Jan 2013
BrandOpus London, United Kingdom, Jan 2013
Accenture Innovation Labs London, United Kingdom, Dec 2012
Trends+ London, United Kingdom, Dec 2012
Telefónica Conference Madrid, Spain, Jul 2012
Fitness Industry Association FLAME Conference Sheffield, United Kingdom, Jun 2012
Intel Retail Executive Conference Bratislava, Slovakia, May 2012
Coca Cola Insight Directors London, United Kingdom, Apr 2012
Endemol London, United Kingdom, Mar 2012
Endemol Creative Director Global Offsite Stockholm, Sweden, Mar 2012
IMARK Reykjavik, Capital Region, Iceland, Feb 2012
Haymarket Trends+ London, United Kingdom, Dec 2011
Deloitte Partners' Conference London, United Kingdom, Nov 2011
UBA Trend Day Brussels, Belgium, Oct 2011
Entrepreneurs' Organization Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Sep 2011
Swedbank Rīga, Rīgas pilsēta, Latvia, May 2011
EY Conference Paris, France, May 2011
ad:tech Tokyo Tokyo, Japan, Dec 2015
TW:2015:SGP TrendWatching Consumer Trend Seminar Singapore, Aug 2015
ULI Regional Marketing Summit Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines, Apr 2015
Prudential Regional Leadership Summit Hong Kong, Apr 2015
Universal Music - South East Asia offsite Singapore, Jun 2014
Ayala Malls Merchant Forum Manila, Metro Manila, Philippines, May 2014
Social Media Week Singapore, Feb 2012
MTV India Conference Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Apr 2011
North America
TW:2015:NYC TrendWatching Consumer Trend Seminar New York, NY, United States, Sep 2015
GE Capital: National Middle Market Summit Columbus, OH, United States, Oct 2013
Future of Consumer Intelligence San Francisco, CA, United States, May 2013
Mesh Forum San Francisco, CA, United States, Apr 2013
Infopresse Consumer Trends Montréal, QC, Canada, Dec 2011
TW:2015:SYD TrendWatching Consumer Trend Seminar Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Aug 2015
Universal Australia, Aug 2013
JCDecaux Connectivity Lab Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, Jul 2012
South & Central America
Puerto Rico Chamber of Commerce 2014 Convention Fajardo, Puerto Rico, Jun 2014
Middle East
Tommy Hilfiger Dubai - United Arab Emirates, Mar 2015
BrandedYouth: Youth Marketing Strategy Conference Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Jun 2015

Henry Recent Speaking Engagements

In United States, Henry has presented in:

GE Capital: National Middle Market Summit. Columbus, OH, United States, 2013
Future of Consumer Intelligence. San Francisco, CA, United States, 2013
Mesh Forum. San Francisco, CA, United States, 2013

Want to book Henry for a speaking engagement?

Contact Cath Carver, our LIVE Director, to discuss your event now!