With over a decade of experience in market research, Richard works as a trends analyst, consultant, presenter and facilitator on bespoke client projects. He helps Mintel clients understand how global consumer trends impact their business, running regular ideation sessions which have resulted in successful strategy shifts for some of the world’s leading brands.
As a globally recognised leading trends commentator, he is regularly called on by media worldwide to provide insight and analysis into consumer trends. Recent highlights include commentating on modern relationship trends for The Guardian, discussing the effect ‘Brand Brazil’ has had on the UK economy with BBC Radio 2.
Richard is also a key speaker at Mintel’s ‘Big Conversation’ client events across Europe, presenting on everything from technology and beauty, to the future of retail and modern relationships and has delivered bespoke presentations for the Association of Publishing Agencies, Brand Republic, the Co-Op Travel Group and at conferences as far afield as Philadelphia, Aruba and Whistler.
Richard’s recent projects have looked at looking at 3D Printing, Wearable Technology and key trends for 2015.Back to Speakers