Consumer specialist at Clearwater International
United Kingdom (UK)
20 years working within major fashion retail businesses in the UK (Marks and Spencer, Debenhams Burton Group) she was a Brand Director within the highly successful Arcadia Group until 2002.
Jackie has undertaken roles in a number of branded fashion and consumer businesses requiring brand development and product innovation in the entrepreneurial SME space.
Jackie set up a brand innovation incubator ? WhatIfVentures! Within the highly acclaimed ? What If! Innovation agency which leveraged consumer insight to develop new consumer businesses.
She has been the consumer specialist for Clearwater International Corporate Finance advising on raising development capital and buyouts and working with Private Equity carrying out brand due diligence as part of the deal process.
She is now a coach and mentor focused on coaching for success and change applying the practical techniques which underpin the brand innovation process