Part of the executive management team, Louise is the chief people and culture officer at Pets at Home and has been with the business since joining in 2004, originally as group legal director and company secretary of the Plc Board before moving into the role of chief people and legal officer in 2017.
In 2019, Louise’s role evolved into the role of group chief people officer placing culture at the heart of all decision making and including responsibility for the group’s social purpose strategy.
Louise is also the chair and trustee of the charity Support Adoption for Pets. Prior to Pets at Home, Louise was a corporate lawyer at DLA Piper LLP and CMS Cameron McKenna.
Louise is passionate about ensuring that progression opportunities exist for all employees and is a huge advocate for ensuring policies are in place to support colleagues with families, having had three children of her own during her career so far at Pets at Home.
Louise says: “I believe that Pets at Home is an amazing place to work and I see myself as custodian of our unique values and culture. Pets at Home is ultimately a people business and our people are our biggest asset. It’s exciting to come into work every day and contribute to this.”