Stacey Widlitz is an Investment Professional and recognized Consumer Expert with over 20 years’ experience in the European and North America Retail Sector. She is the Founder & Chief International Store Hunter of SW Retail Advisors and previously held senior roles in Equity Research at several Investment Banks including UBS, Cowen, Fulcrum Partners and Pali Capital. Stacey splits her time between NYC and London advising Investment Funds, Private Equity, REITs and emerging brands in the US and Europe as well as select corporates. Stacey is an active Angel Investor in the Consumer and Fintech space, a Non-Exec Board Member in the Beauty Sector and a frequent Speaker/Moderator at Major Ecommerce/Tech/Retail Conferences around the globe. Stacey spent a decade as a CNBC TV Retail Analyst and is currently a Forbes Contributor. Recognized as a Top Retail Influencer Stacey has been voted Top 25 Twitter Influencer for several years, a BCG Top Influencer and Women2Watch 2019. She recently launched the Duchessofretail.com breaking down Consumer Financial news into an accessible format.