Retail Director, Wilko Retail Ltd
Wilko is the UK’s largest family owned retailer, with combined store and online revenues of circa £2bn PA, employing 21000 team members.
Chris has 34 years of retail and professional services experience, having undertaken senior PLC roles at M&S, Boots, Accenture, B&Q and Connect Group.
He also has significant Private Equity experience having been part of the MBI of Jollyes Pet Superstores, the UK’s number 2 Pet Speciality Retailer.
Chris is a visiting lecturer at the University of Chester and teaches International Business to year 1 and MBA students alike.
He lives just outside of Chester with his family of 5 and is a keen runner, kung fu teacher but seems to spend most of his time at home encouraging his 3 children to wash their hands and not drop their clothes on the floor….