Kathryn Bishop is a writer, editor and creative consultant specialising in jewellery and watches, with more than 13 years’ background working with jewellery designers, retailers and watch brands.
At present, she is a senior writer at leading futures and trends consultancy The Future Laboratory.
Kathryn is the youngest Council Member and a Trustee of the UK’s prestigious Goldsmiths’ Craft & Design Council.
She is also co-founder of the Women’s Jewellery Network.
In 2017, she was appointed as an Expert Mentor for a global line-up of professionals taking part in the Mastered Accessories and Jewellery Accelerator programs.
The former editor of Professional Jeweller magazine, Kathryn also held the role of deputy editor of WatchPro.
Primarily focusing on consumer and B2B features, interviews and market analysis, Kathryn has written and sub-edited for titles and organisations including Retail Jeweller, Facets Magazine, WGSN, Jewellery & Watch Birmingham, Drapers, City AM, Metro Online and the Baselworld Brand Book.
She has contributed to a number of reports and produced digital content for global jewellery intelligence and trends service Adorn Insight.
Kathryn was named one of Retail Jeweller magazine’s 30 Under 30 in 2016, praised for her “unrivalled knowledge of the UK industry… generating newsworthy stories, building brand awareness and driving retailer interest.”