Team

Our team at TrendBible is made up of some of the world’s most innovative and creative people from various industry backgrounds. We pride ourselves on being completely approachable and developing great relationships. Naturally, we immerse ourselves in future trends and everyone shares a talent for adding value to every client’s business.

We’ll tell you what you need to know

Endless amounts of information can be overwhelming and counter-productive – that’s why internally, we ask the hard questions and filter out the relevant insights to make a commercial success of a trend.

We research, analyse, track and forecast trends to make fearless but well-informed decisions that provide tomorrow’s answers for the biggest, global household names.

Joanna Feeley

Founder & CEO

Joanna founded Trend Bible in 2006, after identifying that the market for predicting the future of life at home was under-served and set to grow dramatically.

Underpinned with over 25 years of experience as a trend forecaster, Joanna sets the vision for TrendBible and strategically directs the senior management team, driving the company’s growth with global brands in over 35 countries.

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Ross Golightly

Non-Executive Director

Ross is an experienced Growth Strategist who works with ambitious, growth-led companies. He has over 16 years of experience and has held senior Commercial and Strategic roles across the UK, Europe and the Middle East for organisations such as Electrolux and PPG Industries. His firm, Sphera Consulting Ltd, has a broad client portfolio of high-growth businesses. Ross joined the Board at Trend Bible having previously supported the company during a 3 year period of significant growth.

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Jo Slaven

Commercial Director

Jo is a passionate leader, influencing the strategic direction and growth of TrendBible.
Developing successful, commercial relationships in the home lifestyle sector for over 20 years, Jo’s experience spans brand, retail & manufacturing. Driven by listening to clients, identifying opportunities and delivering innovative, actionable insight solutions.

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Naomi Pollard

Director of Trend Services

Naomi strategically and creatively directs TrendBible’s global trend forecasts and reports. With over a decade under her belt as a consultant to some of the world’s most well-known home and lifestyle brands, she has a keen eye for commerciality and the trends that will resonate across industries. Deeply curious and reflective, she thrives on decoding cultural, behavioural and aesthetic signals to uncover relevant, actionable future insights for both designers and strategists.

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Laura Jolly Yan

Head of Consultancy

Laura heads up TrendBible’s consultancy division, working across disciplines, providing bespoke solution-driven consultancy that combines strategic thinking with commercial success. Based in London, with 15 years experience working with some of the largest retailers across industries including Fashion, Home and Interiors, Lifestyle, Beauty and Kids.
Laura has a keen eye for detail and is highly passionate about building and developing relationships with her current and future client base.

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Anna Ward

Consultancy Innovations Lead

Anna supports brands across a wide range of industries to help provide clarity and align direction by delivering consumer mindset and trend insights. Anna’s experience spans 15 years and includes working internationally with licensed businesses helping them to expand globally into new territories.

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Hannah Craggs

Head of Subscription

A strategic thinking creative, Hannah leads our Global Content and Subscription team. Self-described as ‘incurably curious’, Hannah is a seasoned trend forecaster with extensive experience within the lifestyle, product and consumer spaces, focused on identifying the new and the next in order to deliver actionable insight and inspiration. Prior to joining the Trend Bible team Hannah honed her futurist skills in roles at WGSN – as Head of Youth, M Lab and BDA London and also in range of design and concept positions for esteemed youth and lifestyle brands.

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Anri Hamilton

Baby & Kids Content Lead

Leading the Baby & Kids subscription division, Anri is responsible for the strategic and creative direction of industry-specific content delivered as part of My TrendBible. With over 12 years industry experience in trend forecasting, styling and design for home interiors, baby and kids and gift and greetings industries, she rejoined TrendBible following three years as Style & Trends Manager at Home Centre in Dubai. She is responsible for providing actionable, client-focused forecasts and delivering commercial design direction and future lifestyle trends to global Baby & Kids subscription clients.

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Kate Usher

Senior Trend Consultant

Kate specialises in bespoke consultancy, working primarily with our Home & Interiors clients. As a design industry expert with over ten years experience, she advises on insight and design trends for retailers and brands across the globe. Kate is able to scan, analyse and filter insight into projects, ensuring clients feel well informed, inspired and confident in their decision making.

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Jenna Polley

Senior Trend Editor

Jenna is responsible for the creative output of Your TrendBible, our Baby & Kid’s subscription service. She develops future lifestyle trends for global brands and retailers as well as providing commercially impactful and emerging insight for our Baby & Kids & Gift & Greetings division.

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Danika Morris

Senior Trend Editor

Danika creatively directs our Baby & Kid’s Lifestyle Trend Publication, developing directional trends for global brands and retailers. Alongside this, she reports on key design shifts within the lifestyle, product and consumer space for our Baby & Kid’s subscription service.

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Wendy Lowe

Home & Interiors Trend Editor

Wendy works on the Home & Interiors division of the My TrendBible Platform, responsible for researching and analysing trends across the design industry and creating actionable and insightful reports to help keep clients ahead of future trends. Wendy has worked as a trend forecaster and editor across multiple industries including Fashion, Baby and Kids, Home and Interiors and Lifestyle. She has a keen eye for lifestyle and market shifts, and a passion for colour, textiles and pattern.

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Madeleine Ritchie

Visual Trend Researcher

Madeleine supports the production of TrendBible’s Home & Interiors, Baby & Kids, and Gift & Greetings publications. Madeleine works to source inspirational and directional visuals that help to shape trend concepts, as well as creatively directing print and pattern designs for our forecasts.

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Becky Hansell

Creative Assistant

Becky supports the production of TrendBible’s seasonal forecasts, ensuring that publications reach our customers in a timely way. Using her background in surface pattern design, Becky sources inspirational and directional visuals and research that help the team shape trend concepts and reports.

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Abbey Cook

US Trend Editor

Abbey Cook is a Brooklyn based trend forecaster with over 15 years of experience working with companies across fashion, home, and the hospitality industries. Abbey’s work for TrendBible covers US-specific cultural insights, trend scouting and trade show coverage. Through her trend research she has travelled to over 50 countries, giving her an edge in leading retailers, branding and trend agencies to stay ahead of their industries. Abbey has presented to Fortune 500 companies and has been a keynote speaker at various international trade shows.

Stefan Barksby

Head of Global New Business Development

Stefan’s role at TrendBible is to understand the future needs of new clients and introduce them to our products and services. Stefan has over 15 years of experience in the trend forecasting industry, previously working with London-based forecasting agency Stylus, and New York-based Stylesight.

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Lisa Cooney

Head of Client Success

With over 20 years experience and working with some of world’s biggest brands and with a commercial mindset,Lisa strategically partners with clients to build and retain positive relationships throughout their engagement with TrendBible. Lisa works closely with clients to meet and exceed their expectations, delivering commercially viable products and services.

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Justine Jackson

Brand Marketing Manager

Justine helps businesses worldwide understand the transformational impact and commercial value of future insight. With over a decade’s experience as a brand strategist, Justine leads the marketing function at TrendBible to connect our audiences with the future of life at home, and seize opportunities for their brand.

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Mark Foster

Business Development Executive

Mark partners with new clients domestically and globally to understand their needs and introduce them to TrendBible’s products and services. Mark collaborates with Trend Bible’s Marketing and Insight teams, using cultural insights, future forecasting and strategic thinking to produce and disseminate brand relevant insight pieces.

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Amy Dhugga

Client Success Operations Manager

Amy is responsible for scoping, planning and monitoring projects and resources across the TrendBible product streams, ensuring the delivery of each project is on time, on budget and fulfils its purpose in the business.

As the lynchpin between our colleagues across the Trend, Marketing, Client Management and Sales teams, Amy specialises in effective collaboration, planning and communication.

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Susie McCartney

Marketing Assistant

Susie supports the growth and awareness of the TrendBible brand globally. Through the creation of compelling brand and marketing content Susie enables businesses to understand the transformational impact that future trend foresight can have.

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Joe Tuck

Data Analyst

Joe closely monitors and analyses the data on the My TrendBible Subscription Platform. He supports the business through the tracking and measurement of all KPIs providing valuable insight which informs every department to achieve their plans for growth.

Helen Wilson

Finance Manager

Helen is a Chartered Accountant who has worked in both the corporate and non-profit industry. She works with the TrendBible management team to provide insightful financial information in order to inform key decisions and influence the strategic direction of the business.

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