Cat Lomax


Goedhuis Waddesdon


Head of Buying

Cat Lomax is a seasoned drinks and drinks retail consultant with a wealth of experience garnered from holding prominent buying and senior trading roles across key premium wine retailers in the UK market. With an illustrious career spanning renowned establishments such as Laithwaites, Waitrose, Majestic, and most recently Marks & Spencer, Cat has established herself as a formidable force in the industry, recognized for her exceptional expertise and unparalleled insights into the intricacies of the UK's wine retail landscape.

Throughout her career, Cat has demonstrated a keen ability to drive commercial success through her unwavering commitment to consumer-focused product and brand development. Her strategic acumen, coupled with her deep understanding of market trends and consumer preferences, has enabled her to deliver outstanding results and cement her reputation as a trusted advisor within the industry.

Cat's dedication to excellence has not gone unnoticed, as evidenced by her numerous accolades and awards. She is the proud recipient of the prestigious Derouet Jameson award for outstanding academic achievement in the WSET Diploma, a testament to her exemplary wine knowledge and dedication to continuous learning. Additionally, she has been honored with the title of Retail Buyer of the Year by The Drinks Business, further solidifying her status as a trailblazer in her field.

As an independent consultant, Cat continues to leverage her wealth of experience and expertise to provide invaluable insights and strategic guidance to clients seeking to navigate the complexities of the drinks retail market. Her unique blend of industry knowledge, analytical prowess, and unwavering commitment to excellence positions her as a trusted partner for businesses seeking to achieve sustained growth and success in the ever-evolving landscape of the drinks industry.

Cat Lomax