Niki Tait is chief executive of Apparel Solutions, a specialist apparel industry consultancy offering expertise in manufacturing, management and systems.
Niki is also chief executive of Apparel Press, a subsidiary of Apparel Solutions which was established to undertake independent freelance technical writing for the apparel industry.
After studying at London College of Fashion – Clothing and Footwear Institute, Niki gained first hand experience working in the garment industry. Over a period of more than fifteen years, Niki was employed in various management roles specialising in manufacturing, industrial engineering, system design and implementation in a variety of garments manufacturing companies. Since 1991 she has concentrated on working in consultancy and writing.
Niki Tait has contributed widely to Textiles Intelligence publications. Some of her reports, published in recent issues of Textile Outlook International, include:
Profiles of Five Malaysian Textile and Apparel Producers; Prospects for the Textile and Clothing Industry in Malaysia; Profiles of CIEL Textile and Groupe Socota; and Prospects for the Textile and Clothing Industry in Madagascar.