Strategic Buyer with multidimensional experience

Omnichannel Retail Buying & Merchandising specialist with 10 years of experience working with retail, ecom, wholesale and manufacturing companies focused on improving corporate performance through better planning, execution & analysis. An interesting mix of buying and some merchandising expertise, twinned with extensive supply chain and supplier knowledge. A focus on sustainability to build a better future.

Experience

  • Ted Baker – CCI
    • Supported EMEA Director to interview, analyse and propose transformative ways of working, processes and systems specific to their wholesale model
  • Nobody’s Child, London – Head of Buying
    • Established and led the buying function to deliver sustainable womenswear collections D2C and wholesale, achieving Drapers Young Fashion Brand of the Year 2019. A key member to gaining new partners including Next, Very and part of the due diligence phase of selling the brand into being M&S first ever third-party clothing partner
  • COS, London – E-commerce & Product Development Buyer
    • Managing and delivering profitable collections across menswear and womenswear from concept to customer
  • COS x HAY, London & Copenhagen – Wholesale Buyer
    • A buying and project manager role launching a homeware and lifestyle offering to the COS customer via online and three concept stores across Europe
  • H&M, Stockholm and New Look, London – Assistant Buyer

Specialization

  • Buying
  • Sourcing & Supply Chain
  • Product Development
  • Range (Own-brand) & Collection (Multi-brand) Planning

Expertise

  • Strategy & Transformation
  • Negotiation
  • Sales Leads
  • Critical Path Management

Clients Include

  • Ted Baker
  • THOM
  • Tottenham Hotspur
  • Catherine Deane

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