Andrew Higginson

Andrew Higginson

Audit & Risk Committee Chairman

August, 2018

Andrew is currently the Chairman of Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc and Evergreen Garden Care Ltd.  He is a Non-Executive Director at Woolworths Holdings Limited (South Africa) and an advisor to Shore Capital Markets Limited and Clearwater International.

Andrew also served for six years as Chairman of online clothing retailer N Brown plc, four years as an independent Non-Executive Director on the Board of the RFU and for ten years as an independent Non-Executive Director at the broadcaster Sky plc, where he was the SID.

After starting his career in FMCG with Unilever, Andrew has spent 28 years in retail.  He was Group Finance Director of Laura Ashley Holdings plc, The Burton Group plc, then, for 15 years he was an Executive Director of Tesco PLC, eleven years as Finance and Strategy Director, and four years as CEO of their Retail Services Division (Tesco.com, Tesco Bank, Tesco Telecomms and DunnHumby).  He retired in August 2012, and was Chairman of Poundland up to and including their IPO.