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:

Fiona Haran

As the editor of Nonwovens and Technical Textiles, Fiona brings you up-to-date news on the latest developments in the performance textiles field, together with insightful comments and opinions on the wider issues affecting the market. Fiona has 10 years' experience in publishing, having previously worked in copywriting. Fiona holds a BA in English with Journalism from the University of Huddersfield, and an MA in Magazine Journalism from the University of Central Lancashire.

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Jessica Owen

Jessica is a deputy digital editor at WTiN, helping to source and produce content for the technical textile, nonwoven and knitting and weaving industries. Jessica 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.

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Jessica Basey

Jessica is a market intelligence analyst focusing on the Performance, Protective and Smart 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.

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Victoria Nickerson

Victoria is a materials innovation analyst. She delivers in-depth analysis for the Technical, Performance, Protective and Smart textiles channels. Victoria holds a BA in History of Art and an MSc in Textiles from the University of Leeds.

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