Global Strategic Advisor - Digital Customer Experiences Stores
Loek Berendsen has been the Global Strategic Advisor - Digital Customer Experiences Stores with IKEA since October 2022, based in The Netherlands. He is providing thought leadership and perspective, for the adoption of new technologies and / or trends where appropriate, and develop/deliver a 'Physical Meeting Points' strategy that works within ...
Market Research & Insight Director
Nick King, as the Market Research & Insight Director at Auto Trader, analyses and interprets the trends in consumer adoption of technology and what this means for manufacturers and retailers. By doing so, can demonstrate strategies for customer acquisition and retention through digital and traditional offline channels. He has a particular ...
Retail & Distribution CEO
Graham Johnston recently joined the Donaldson Group as their Retail & Distribution CEO, bringing together the retail, eCommerce and distribution businesses. He was previously the Senior Director for Omnichannel Customer Support & Transformation at Asda and formally headed up omnichannel transformation for Three UK. For the past 10 years, Graham has led large-scale ...
Founder & CEO
The Edit LDN
Moses Rashid is the Founder and CEO of The Edit LDN - a global online marketplace for limited sneakers, streetwear and collectables. Having successfully founded and established companies in digital advertising and hospitality, Moses turned his personal passion for sneakers from a hobby starting in his bedroom in Jan 2020, into ...
Regional Vice President - UK & Ireland
Jessica Christenson has over 15 years of consultancy experience within retail and technology. Her diverse experience has focused on global, high-growth, start-up digital retailers and the technology innovators who enable them across the US, UK, Europe and Australia. Before joining Mirakl to lead the sales team in 2022, Jessica spent six years ...
Industry Manager - Retail UK
Angeliki Galanopoulou joined Google in 2018, where she has been working with omnichannel retailers ever since. She is consulting partner on how to build a customer-first strategy and drive profitable growth through paid media. Angeliki has over 10 years of experience in digital marketing and outside of her day-job, she coaches and ...
James Gentile is a proven category expert in the design of bespoke network solutions based on current market innovations, with 25 years’ experience in the IT and technology industry. In his role as a Solution Manager at Exponential-e, James partners with sales teams to develop solutions using the customer’s requirements/...
Chief Marketing Officer
Geoff Bull has been the Chief Marketing Officer at Swyft since its launch in April 2020, where he is responsible for building the Swyft brand, delivering amazing customer experience, along with driving performance and business growth. Swyft Home is a fast growth, VC backed, DTC start-up that's on a mission to ...
Chief Executive Officer
Worldline Merchant Services UK Limited
Lee Jones is the Chief Executive Officer of Worldline Merchant Services UK Limited and, alongside his team, has an unparalleled track record of helping organisations deliver a reliable, secure and fuss-free checkout experience. Having held a variety of leadership roles with market leading technology companies over a 20-year period, Lee ...
Joseph Robert O'Donnell
Within his current role at Bella Freud as Marketing Manager, Joseph O’Donnell looks after all digital marketing, ranging from brand communications to CRM. He works closely with the Heads of Commerce and Creative Director to tell their brand story. In his time at Bella Freud, the business has grown ...
Head of eCommerce
Gareth Jones is Head of eCommerce at Pour Moi, a fast-growing fashion company that wants to bring the feeling of being fabulous to customers all over the world. As a digital enthusiast, Gareth is well versed in the significance of both an online presence and the technology that can support ...
Head of eCommerce
Octavia Benham has been at Dreams for six years, joining after graduating from King's College London. Moving from the merchandising team into eCommerce in 2019, she helped steer the online team through Covid, going on to fill the role of Head of eCommerce in 2021. Growing the team over the last two ...
eCommerce & Marketplace Consultant & Co-founder
Neil Tunbridge is an eCommerce & Marketplace Consultant and co-founder of Mellow, the multi-brand eCommerce and Technology CBD company. He was also a co-founder of Pivot International, an eCommerce marketplace services agency.
Digital Innovation Lead EMEA
Jim Edwards has 12 years of experience bringing entrepreneurial behaviours into blue-chip organisations. Having worked at Unilever, Allianz, a start-up incubator in Munich, Germany, and now Kimberly-Clark, he understands what it takes to ideate, experiment, and develop propositions within the spaces of horizon 1, 2 and 3 innovations. With experience also working in a ...
Co-Founder & Creative Director
Bird & Blend Tea Co
Krisi Smith is the visionary behind the incredible tea innovation at Bird & Blend Tea Co. Nearly nine years after launching, she continues to tirelessly work in an incredibly hands-on way to grow the business, do good in the world and create magic through tea. Now with a team of 100+, 15 retail ...
Vishal Talreja has been a senior operator in the retail and hospitality industry for 20+ years. He has been leading Itsu's property strategy since 2018 and utilising his in-depth sector knowledge, which has resulted in many successful openings. Prior to Itsu, Vishal worked with leading businesses including Yo!Sushi, KFC and Yum! ...
CEO, BodyCare Stores &
Beales Department Store
Tony Brown is axperienced Non Executive Director with a demonstrated history of working in the retail industry, he has been the CEO of Beales Department Store for nearly six years.
Senior Strategic Partnerships Manager
Ellie Starr has been the Senior Strategic Partnerships Manager at Just Eat since 2019, where she is responsible for leading a sales team to acquire national branded restaurant groups, grocery & convenience brands and retailers onto the Just Eat platform. Previous roles included Strategic Partnerships Manager with Debut and National Sales Team ...
Consultant Managing Director
Bunty Stokes is currently the Consultant Managing Director at Asquith, eco activewear clothes for yoga. She was Managing Director of Sunuva from 2015-2020. Over the five years that Bunty was there, the company looked to leveraging the sales opportunity in ecommerce - not just in wholesale but to grow and ...
eCommerce & Marketing Director
Look Fabulous Forever
Janis Thomas is responsible for leading eCommerce and marketing at Look Fabulous Forever, the innovative DTC cosmetics and skincare brand designed to meet the needs of older women. She is an expert in driving digital marketing to deliver increased revenue and profitable growth in ecommerce & subscription businesses and she has ...
Head of Consumer Goods & Services
Charlotte Rees-John is the Head of of Consumer Goods and Services sector. at Irwin Mitchell, as well as being an Employment Partner with over 20 years’ experience. She acts for a number of key clients including Costa Coffee, PureGym and McArthurGlen, and has worked for many other well-known brands in the ...
Head of Logistics
Tim Stevens is an experienced operations manager with a demonstrated history of working in the retail industry. He is currently Head of Logistics at Women's Best since, a womens sportswear and nutrition brand, based in central London. He was previously Head of Logistics at Bulk for nearly three years and ...
Senior Programme Lead - Innovation
Andy Letting is currently the Senior Programme Lead - Innovation with Unilever, he was previously Group Apps & Retention Lead at Kingfisher. A senior digital professional, he is a results driven and commercially focused senior-level digital executive with extensive senior management experience, successful in strategic leadership, change management, digital channel development ...
former Global Retail Director
The Body Shop
Linda Campbell entered the retail sector 25 years ago and in that time has gained vast experience across the beauty sector globally across physical stores and online retail. As UK Managing Director, Linda was responsible for one of The Body Shop's biggest global markets, operating three channels with over 240 Retail Stores, ...
Chairman of The Board
Cell Workout Athleisure
Rowland Gee has been the Chairman of The Board at Cell Workout Athleisure for the past four years. He is an experienced retail manager with over 35 years of public company experience in the retail, marketing and design sector - he was CEO of Moss Bros Group from 1989-2002 and helped ...
former Chief Customer Officer
Aron Cody-Boutcher was CMO of Onbuy until November 2021 and has over 15 years of experience in senior marketing and ecommerce roles. He was previously Chief Customer Officer of Seasalt, where he drove record growth figures amidst a tough retail environment. Aron has also managed UK and Ireland ecommerce sales for Nisbets ...
Luke Phillips has joined eCommerce venture Studio Retail as their Programme Director, focusing on its digital transformation work across order management and B&M. He was previously Senior Director Global Solution Delivery at Deckers Brands, based in the US.
Head of Performance Marketing, Evergreen Finance & former Pure Play eCommerce Manager
Stanley Black & Decker
Dan Saunders was the Pure Play eCommerce Channel Manager at Stanley Black & Decker until January 2023, where his main duties include to plan and execute local market eCommerce and digital marketing to increase sales, grow online channels, and grow new and existing online customers. Work 'hand in glove' with the commercial ...
Head of Digital Marketing
Chris Delahunty has worked in marketing across Europe for over two decades, with a specialism in digital and DTC. He heads up marketing and ecommerce for sustainable fashion brand 3RD ROCK, a DTC company based in the heart of the Peak District.
Global Head of Leasing
Headquartered in Barcelona, Spain, Darren Williams is the Global Head of Leasing for Impress, leading site selection, negotiation and legals to lease in all seven markets, with more to follow as they continue their rollout. He is the Founder of Williams Harding Consulting working with start-ups, expanding and distressed businesses, ...
eCommerce Investor & Advisor; former Customer & eCommerce Director
David Kohn was the Customer & eCommerce Director at Heal's from 2016 to 2021. He was previously the Multichannel Director at Snow + Rock for five years and prior to the that he was Head of eCommerce at Waterstones for three years. David is a multichannel leader with a rare combination of board-level online ...
Ayaz Rafael Ibrahimov
Ayaz Rafael Ibrahimov is the Co-Founder of Sellier, the UK's fastest-growing preloved luxury resale platform specialising in ultra-curated ready-to-wear, bags and accessories. With multiples stores in London and Monaco, Sellier is committed to disrupting a traditionally conservative industry with its unique social media footprint and viral marketing strategy. As a ...
former Head of Back Office
David Gardiner works in the retail IT space, typically with large enterprise retailers, most often with responsibilities in the enterprise and technical architecture or development streams of the organisation. He was Head of Back Office at Made.com for just over four years, from 2018-2022. As a Head of Department ...
Digital Transformation Strategist; former Managing Director - Digital
James Coughlan has worked for some of the biggest organisations driving compelling digital transformation across the retail, telco, technology, transportation and entertainment industries. This includes both owning and consulting for PE & VC backed startup's delivering large scale digital strategy execution, e-commerce and commercial marketing. Companies include Vodafone, HMV, Bullitt Group, ...