Cate Trotter is the Founder and Head of Trends at Insider Trends, a leading London-based trendspotting consultancy.
Insider Trends helps brands such as Chanel, Galeries Lafayette, Marks & Spencer, Metro Group, Samsung, House of Fraser, Lego and EE innovate and create world-leading retail ecosystems. Its retail safaris give clients first-hand experience of the latest trends in action, and introduces them to the innovators who can solve their problems using the latest thinking and technology. Retail safaris are available in London, New York, Paris and Berlin.
Cate’s presentations draw on her personal connections and interviews with retail innovators, as well as first-hand experience of the world’s best retail spaces. Unique, powerful insights are combined with solid data and presented in a no-nonsense way. Inspirational case studies are then used to show how businesses can tap into these trends and get ahead. She is used to presenting to senior team members – Chief Executives, Managing Directors, General Managers and Presidents of global companies are often present for her talks.
Cate’s experience of setting up two successful businesses in her twenties has led to her being named a Future 100 and Startup 100 entrepreneur. Her entrepreneurial background also means she is able to talk from experience in her presentations, rather than from an ivory tower.
Founder and Head of Trends at Insider Trends, a leading London-based trendspotting consultancy. Presents on aspects of retail trends.
As the Consumer Champion and founder of Customer Service Action, and The Customer First Group, Martin is a force for positive change for both consumers and brands. As well as fighting for consumer rights Martin is an advocate for diversity, social responsibility and employee engagement for all consumer facing sectors.
Author of What's Next, in which he successfully predicted the '08/09 crash. Richard advises organisations on the future, focusing particularly on scenario planning and the impact of trends on long-term strategy. His latest book, Digital vs Human has just been published.
Founder of the Global Brainstorm, Celia is energizing fresh thinking around the world. Award winning inventor, author and entrepreneur, her lateral thinking and ‘designer decision’ techniques interactively amplify the mindset of any audience.
Co-founder of the business transformation organisation Insight with Passion, the only female non-exec director in Rugby league for the Bradford Bulls and Tesco Enterprising Mum of the Year 2013. Founder of the Positive Image campaign. A businesswoman who regularly appears on TV and is in demand as a business and motivational speaker.
Well known retailing authority who has presented various programmes on TV surrounding the High Street, and an advisor to David Cameron on urban renewal.