Role: Non-Executive Director – Celine Jersey Topco Limited, parent of the Debenhams group of operating companies since January 2020
Stephen has held leadership positions at a number of household retail names and now acts as a Senior Advisor at Alix Partners, the global business advisory firm. From 2005-14, Stephen held various senior executive management roles at Gap Inc., taking the role of Global President from 2012-14. Previously he was CEO of New Look and has held non-executive directorships at Phase Eight (Chairman), Superdry and Helly Hansen (Chairman). Stephen started his career at Marks & Spencer, followed by periods at Sainsbury and Burton Group, where he was MD of Dorothy Perkins.