Leanne is CEO of Bravissimo, an award-winning retailer of lingerie and swimwear for women who wear a D cup and up. Bravissimo aims to inspire their customers to feel confident and amazing, and to make shopping a fun and uplifting experience.
Leanne was appointed CEO of Bravissimo in December 2020, having held the roles of finance director and managing director since joining in 2017. She began her career on the shopfloor as a Marks & Spencer management trainee, going on to have a wide range of roles at Legal & General, Walgreens Boots Alliance and Travelex.
Leanne is a strong advocate for purpose-driven, authentic leadership. As well as being a woman in leadership, she is from a working-class background and was born with a limb difference. Outside of work, she is Chancellor of the University of Sunderland and through this aims to support others to fulfil their potential, fostering social mobility and access to higher education.
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