Richard Hyman is a world-leading expert in the retail industry, having provided top-level analytics, insight and thought leadership on retail intelligence to hundreds of businesses over the past four decades.
Richard Hyman’s role includes strategic advice across the all elements of the Retail Executives business including, executive search, business advisory, board placement and training. Richard will work alongside the Retail Executives team to build strong C-suite relationships and facilitate its event programme.
Hyman started his career as a researcher at the Financial Times in the 1970s. He went on to work first as an analyst then as a director of Mintel, the global market research and market insight provider. In September 1984, he left to launch his own business, Verdict, created to focus on delivering a new breed of insight and analysis of the retail sector. He sold Verdict to Datamonitor in 2005 and later went on to be strategic advisor to Deloitte.
Richard has most recently set up the consultancy business, Richardtalksretail, in 2015 providing access to this insight and opinion.