Acacia Leroy Asia Head of Trends & Insights

"Acacia Leroy is Asia Head of Trends & Insights for TrendWatching, responsible for trend thinking and content from the region. A highly sought after speaker, she has delivered over 95 trend keynotes and innovation workshops across the globe. She has conducted sessions at conferences and for clients including P&G, Coca Cola, Adidas, MasterCard, and Amadeus. Acacia's regional trend briefings and expert opinions have also been featured in various publications such as Campaign Asia, Inside Retail, Warc and Mumbrella."

Anton Björklund Global Event Coordinator

"Anton Björklund is Global Event Coordinator, managing our global trend events and seminars. 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."

David Mattin Global Head of Trends & Insights

"David Mattin, Global Head of Trends and Insights at TrendWatching, is a sought-after keynote speaker and widely published writer. David sits on the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Consumption."

Dee G Customer Success, Events & Partnerships APAC

"Dee is TrendWatching Asia's Customer Success lead, who also manages events (end-to-end) and partnerships in the region."

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. "

Finola Rance Financial Administrator

"Finola is TrendWatching’s Financial Administrator, and is responsible for our accounts receivable, as well as maintenance of financial records. She completed a Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Geography and Maori from Victoria University of Wellington, before going on to work in a range of roles in both the public and private sectors. Finola relocated from New Zealand to London earlier this year."

Harry Metzger Head of Product Marketing

"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."

Henry Mason Managing Director

"Henry Mason is an experienced and sought-after keynote speaker and author of Trend-Driven Innovation. In the past 5 years, Henry has given over 100 keynote presentations in more than 30 countries, speaking alongside thought leaders (from Seth Godin to Steven Johnson), ground-breaking entrepreneurs (from Robin Chase to Eric Schmidt), global figures (from Kofi Annan to Muhammad Yunus) and many, many more. Henry was included in GQ's Most Connected Men in Britain list in 2016."

Jareth Ashbrook Content Marketer

"Jareth is responsible for executing the company’s content strategy. Accomplished in social media and content management systems, Jareth is a specialist in distributing valuable, relevant, and consistent content to attract and retain clearly defined audiences. As a conversational marketing enthusiast, Jareth is also highly experienced in chatbot creation. Having created bots for a series of well-known companies in the leisure sector, Jareth is able to fully manage conversation logic on sophisticated AI softwares."

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 Account Manager - EMEA & Americas

"Krystyna looks after all Premium clients across EMEA & the Americas and acts as the main point of contact for all client queries. Since graduating with an MA in Sociology from the University of Edinburgh, she spent many years living and working in Paris before joining the Customer Success team in the London office."

Lisa Feierstein Senior Trend Strategist

"Lisa Feierstein is a Senior Trend Strategist at TrendWatching’s New York office. She heads up the daily Innovation of the Day newsletter, facilitates workshops, and regularly presents trend research to clients - including Frito-Lay, Spotify, Marriott, and Vans."

Livia Fioretti Junior Analyst

"Livia is the Junior Analyst at Trendwatching’s Content Team. She has a master in Coolhunting, Design and Global Trends at ELISAVA and experience working at start-ups, big advertising agencies and innovation consultancies. Before joining our London office, Livia has lived in São Paulo (where she’s originally from), Los Angeles and Barcelona."

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."

Maxwell Luthy Director of Trends & Insights

"Maxwell Luthy, Director of Trends & Insights is the head of our North America office. He speaks at conferences around the world and delivers consumer insights to clients such as Google, the Walt Disney Imagineers, Spotify and the Dubai government. Max has been quoted by the Financial Times, strategy+business and The Next Web. He previously ran the company's 3,000 member spotter network and wrote the book Trend-Driven Innovation."

Nathania Christy Head of Global Insight Network

"Nathania Christy is the Head of Global Insight Network at TrendWatching, responsible for managing TW:IN, the company’s community of 1000+ trend professionals from over 50 countries. A published author and engaging speaker, she delivers keynotes and workshops on trends and innovations for global conferences and clients including Beiersdorf in Jakarta, Inside Retail in Hong Kong, Hufvudstaden in Stockholm, and Danone in Singapore. Passionate about education, she lectures regularly for academic institutions across Asia, such as the National University of Singapore, University of Melbourne, and SASIN MBA Thailand. "

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 Director

"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."

Reinier Evers Founder

"Reinier Evers is the founder of TrendWatching. Previously, he founded Springwise ( and Urbanbite, Europe's first online food delivery portal, which was sold to in 2001."

Rosie Toumanian Trend Analyst

"Rosie is a lead analyst in TrendWatching’s New York office. Along with being a key contributor to the Innovation of the Day newsletter and quarterly Industry Updates (including Health, Government and others sectors), Rosie presents trend research at conferences and business schools around the US. Rosie was an author of the Future of Wellbeing report and is currently writing the 2020 Trend Report."

Sofie Egerickx 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."

Tricia Auyong Customer Success & Events APAC

"Tricia is the Customer Success person for TrendWatching Asia, and is also the producer for all of TrendWatching's APAC events."

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

"Based in London, Victoria Loomes is Head of Premium Content at TrendWatching. An experienced presenter, Victoria has delivered empowering keynotes, internal strategy sessions and innovation workshops for brands across the globe, and is passionate about helping businesses to understand, validate and apply trends. "

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