Kate Berry

Owner and Director

  • A senior garment technologist, with over 20 years retail and manufacturing experience working for leading high street brands Debenhams, Arcadia, Monsoon, NV (now Next Sourcing)

  • Long term manufacturing experience in India and Sri Lanka working for Suppliers to QHQ clients. Multi product men’s, women’s and childrenswear. Hands on experience of pattern cutting, block and sizing development

  • Founder director of QHQ Ltd involving business start up, strategic planning, systems, business development and implementation

  • Demonstrates an in depth understanding of the technical requirements of both retailers and their supplier base. Proficient in the creative and technical aspects of product development and quality assurance procedures from factory floor to delivery

  • A proficient mentor and trainer. Practiced in developing and delivering technical training programmes, AQL training, product reviews and benchmarking projects

  • Proven ability establishing technical departments from start up including, sourcing, supplier assessment and development, factory auditing and compliance

  • A competent business manager; analytical and numerate with a sound commercial understanding