Meet the Team

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

Your Performance Textiles team is:

Jessica Owen

Jessica is WTiNews Lead and Editor. She graduated from the University of Leeds, UK, in 2017 with a BSc in physical geography and she also has an MSc in journalism from Leeds Beckett University. She has previously written for two digital magazines and has interned at Drapers and the Yorkshire Evening Post.

+44 (0) 113 360 6664

Jessica Basey

Jessica is Channel Lead across the Performance Textiles and Protective Textiles channels at WTiN. Graduating in 2019 with a First Class Honours in Contour Fashion, Jessica is specialised in technical sportswear - most notably working with Leicester City Football Club staff to address performance apparel solutions.

+44 (0) 113 360 9604

Victoria Nickerson

Victoria is a Channel Lead at WTiN, delivering in-depth analysis for the Technical Textiles and Smart Textiles channels. Victoria holds a BA in history of art and an MSc in textiles from the University of Leeds.

+44 (0) 113 360 9967