Martin Newman

Founder & Consumer Champion
The Customer First Group

Martin Newman, The Consumer Champion, is a globally renowned authority in Customer Centricity and Customer Experience. With four decades of experience in the consumer-facing sector, he has revolutionised multichannel operations for brands like Burberry, Ted Baker, Intersport, and Harrods and scaled and sold global ecommerce agency Practicology.

As the Founder of The Customer First Group and Customer Service Action, Martin has shaped the consumer-focused landscape and authored influential books “100 Practical Ways to Improve Customer Experience” and “The Power of Customer Experience“.

Martin is an Ambassador for The Retail Trust and has served as a trusted advisor and board member for brands such as The Scout Store, The Mayborn Group, In Kind Direct, Wiggle, White Stuff, Afterpay and Marketplacer. His expertise is widely sought after, and he has delivered captivating keynotes for prestigious global events and strategic sessions for top-tier companies like Toyota, Haleon, Specsavers, Pandora, Adobe and Meta. Martin educates and empowers businesses worldwide through his online Mini MBA in Customer Centricity and MBA in a Day workshop.

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London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London W1K 6JP United Kingdom

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26 September, 2024




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