Maureen Hinton is the Group Research Director at Verdict Retail, a retail consultancy and research agency, owned by Global Data PLC, which merged Verdict with Conlumino in May 2016. Verdict specialises in all aspects of retail; helping clients to understand the global retail landscape; and using Verdict’s retail expertise to develop, evolve and implement business strategies.
Maureen heads up the UK and global team of analysts, and is responsible for Verdict’s syndicated content and the delivery of its consultancy projects. She is a regular writer and commentator on retail matters in the media as well as a speaker at retail events and conferences both in the UK and abroad.
Previously Maureen was Director of Research & Analysis at Verdict Research, and her background is in the clothing retail industry, (including roles based in Italy and Russia) though she now covers all areas of retail. She has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and a BA in Fashion and Textiles.