David Mattin is Head of Trends & Insights at TrendWatching, where he leads research and trend thinking.
In 2018 David was appointed to the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Consumption. The Councils bring together experts from industry, academia and the public sector to promote innovative thinking on key shared challenges in the 21st-century.
David is an in-demand keynote speaker known for high-energy and inspiring sessions on emerging trends in innovation, business and consumerism. He appears regularly at leading conferences.
David is also a widely-published writer. His business, innovation and trends journalism has appeared everywhere from Quartz to Fast Company, the Guardian to Google Think Quarterly. David was named a LinkedIn Top Voice of 2017 for his writing on technology and business. An experienced broadcaster, David also has written and presented documentaries for BBC Radio.
As an innovation and consumer insight expert, he is regularly quoted across UK broadsheets and by international media. David is the co-author of Trend-Driven Innovation, published by Wiley.
After graduating from the University of Cambridge, David's career began at The Times newspaper in London.