Kathryn is a senior associate with The Retailer Group, specialising in buying, merchandising and design. She is a creative fashion professional and has a strong commercial approach with proven creative experience in cutting-edge retail fashion environments. Kathryn has the ability to translate ideas into tangible outcomes and she has a true understanding of the ‘world of the creative’ and the relative commercial processes within it.
She has successfully operated in high-profile buying roles in the U.K. and India, working for a number of major retailers in complex multi-brand retail environments. Her experience includes ten years as womenswear director at House of Fraser. Over a period of nine years in India she formulated strategies and created a number of private-label brands for key domestic fashion players. Kathryn empowers teams and fosters a collaborative culture.