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Justin joined the M&S Board on 1 January 2019. With over thirty years of experience working in and leading large businesses, Justin brings in-depth knowledge of retail transformation and operations as well as a good historic understanding of the M&S business and values.

Justin stepped down as the Vice Chairman of Terra Firma in October 2018 but continued in his role as an adviser until May 2021. Justin also sat on the Public Interest Body of PwC until March 2022.

Having served as an adviser and member of the Bid Advisory Board, Justin was appointed Chair of Allwyn Entertainment Ltd, the preferred applicant for the fourth National Lottery Licence in April 2022.

Prior to this, Justin was the CEO of Sainsbury’s between 2004 and 2014, where he led the business through a major turnaround which led to nine years of profit growth. Before joining Sainsbury’s, Justin was Head of Food at Marks & Spencer where he was one of the pioneers of the development of the Simply Food business. He held prior roles at Asda, Haagen-Dazs, PepsiCo and Mars and was a board member of the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Justin was also a member of the UK Prime Minister’s Business Advisory Group.

He was awarded a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) in 2011.

Justin is a member of the Nomination and Audit Committees.