Extensive Leadership in Retail Buying & Merchandising

A global retail professional with over 30 years’ experience working for some of the leading global retailers. I have extensive experience in both head office and field based roles including International Buying, Regional Operations and International Franchise Management with the additional opportunity of International based secondments in Germany & Canada. A proven ability in Project and Change Management through effective analytical & problem solving skills as well as building & developing strategic relationships across all levels. An effective leader & communicator with a strong ability to influence & inspire engagement.


Hunkemöller – Change & project lead

  • Develop and lead change strategy & plan for PLM implementation
  • Develop and drive comms & engagement plan for PLM implementation

Ted Baker – Subject Matter Expert / Senior Consultant

  • “As is vs To be” gap analysis review of the Wholesale business process and NuORDER optimisation with  business change recommendations   

Mothercare – Group Change Manager / Group Franchise Manager

  • Develop and lead change strategy & plan for E2E ERP implementation
  • Develop & lead comms & engagement plan for E2E ERP implementation
  • Lead post implementation adoption plan & process review
  • Leading a positive mindset to change by creating a common narrative and building key internal strategic relationships. Maintained a climate for change through a business culture that encouraged challenging the status quo and transparency 
  • Managing £243m across 10 countries, 300 stores and 2 brands 

Wal-Mart (George Clothing) International Change Manager / Business Development Manager

  • Lead a project to review internal buying, operational processes and global critical path to enable the implementation of a Global Franchise model. 

C&A Menswear Buyer

  • Accountable for 550 stores across 8 European countries. Responsible for Men’s Sock and Jeans/casual trousers teams, with sales turnovers of 79.6M Euros and 57M Euros respectively


  • International Business Development
  • Franchise & Wholesale 
  • Change Management
  • Retail Consultant


  • Business Strategy & Transformation
  • Leadership & Management
  • Critical Path Process
  • Project Management


  • Hunkemöller
  • Ted Baker
  • Mothercare
  • Walmart
  • ASDA / George Clothing
  • C&A 

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