Senior Creative Team

Catriona MacNab
Head of Department


Creative strategist Catriona MacNab heads WGSN's international content team of over 400 analysts, researchers, industry design experts and reporters. Drawing on 20+ years of experience in future forecasting and market intelligence, she has applied her vision and insight to the design and research process of major international brands and retailers, including LVMH, VF Corp, Gap and Uniqlo.

Lorna Hall
Head of Department

Market Intelligence

As Head of Market Intelligence at WGSN, Lorna Hall is responsible for a team of experts reporting on best practice and innovation across all forms of retail including online and offline strategies, store design, marketing and visual merchandising. Before joining WGSN in 2009, she was the executive editor of the UK's fashion trade magazine Drapers.

Vanessa Belleau
Senior Consultant

WGSN Mindset

As a senior consultant in the WGSN Mindset team, Vanessa develops and presents bespoke consulting projects that underpin how future trends impact brands and consumers. Vanessa is very passionate about helping clients make better future business decisions by providing commercial insight. Vanessa joined WGSN after seven years in brand and consumer research at Ipsos and Kantar Worldpanel working with clients like Clarks, Levi’s, L’Oreal, Kao Brands and Boots.

Chris Coleman
Head of Department

Design & Youth Culture

Chris joined WGSN in 2005 as head of Prints & Graphics and Branding & Packaging. A highly experienced graphic designer, he has spent 19 years in the industry, previously as senior graphic designer at Firetrap and has worked for clients such as Kangol, Admiral Sportswear and MTV Europe, Topman, Marks and Spencer, Dorothy Perkins and Tommy Hilfiger.

Francesca Muston
Head of Department

Retail & Product Analysis

Francesca Muston heads WGSN's Retail & Product Analysis team, who provide comprehensive analysis across all product areas, including insight into exactly how items are hitting shop floors. Focusing on key products, colours and styling directions, the team also reports on visual merchandising trends, international trade shows and city guides tailored for professional travel.

Lauretta Roberts
Director, Brand & Propositions


Lauretta Roberts is director of brand & propositions heading up WGSN’s global brand, PR and live events & awards program. She joined WGSN in 2009 from British fashion industry bible Drapers, which she edited, and specializes in launching and relaunching products and events. Lauretta sits on many fashion industry awards judging panels and owns her own fashion industry networking club, The Industry London.

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