Meet the Team

The WTiN Digital Textiles Intelligence service is provided and powered by a core team of textile experts. They form a small part of the wider WTiN Intelligence team, which produces in-depth analysis across virtually all areas of the textile industry.

Your Digital Textiles team is:

Madelaine Thomas

Madelaine is Content Lead across all Intelligence and WTiNews channels. She holds a First Class Hons BA in International Journalism from Liverpool John Moores University and an MA in International Relations from the University of Leeds.

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Joe Link

Joe is Channel Lead of Digital Textiles, and Editor of the Textile 4.0 and International Dyer & Finisher journals. He attained a BA (Hons) in Journalism at the University of Huddersfield and gained experience through internships at ITV Yorkshire and the Huddersfield Daily Examiner. During this time, he developed his filming, editing, interviewing and writing skills. Following has graduation in 2015, Joe went on to work full-time within the B2C local press before joining WTiN. His current role includes sourcing and producing a range of digitalisation-focused content for WTiN's multiple media platforms. 

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Otis Robinson

Otis is Channel Lead of Textile 4.0, focusing on industry digitalisation. He has several years' experience writing for the publishing industry, specialising in reportage, features and copywriting. Following the completion of a BA Hons in English from the University of Hull and an MSc in Journalism from Leeds Beckett University, Otis developed a keen interest in reporting on exciting innovations and the ongoing digitalisation of the textile industry.

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