Trino Verkade worked in various roles at Alexander McQueen from January 1994 to June 2012. Verkade was the first employee hired by McQueen and worked for him until his death in 2010. She also helped the designer set up his charitable foundation Sarabande. Since August 2012, Verkade has worked in business development at Thom Browne. She acted as a consultant for the Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty exhibition at Metropolitan Museum of Art.