Sir Ian Cheshire
Group Chief Executive
Former positions with retail businesses, including Group Commercial Director, Sears. Since 1998, with Kingfisher: Chief Executive, International and Development; Chief Executive, e-Kingfisher; Group Director, Strategy and Development; Chief Executive, B&Q; since 2008, Group Chief Executive. Chairman: British Retail Consortium; Prince of Wales Corporate Leaders Group on Climate Change. Senior Independent Director, Whitbread. Lead Non-Executive Member, Department for Work and Pensions Board. President, President's Group, Business Disability Forum. Chaired Ecosystem Markets Task Force. Awarded Knighthood for services to business, sustainability and the environment (2014).