Pippa Wicks

Pippa Wicks

Pippa Wicks

Executive Director , John Lewis & Partners

Pippa joined the John Lewis Partnership in August 2020 as Executive Director, John Lewis. Pippa is accountable for all elements of the John Lewis brand; Trading, Retail, Customer and Digital, as well as our Financial Services business. Along with six colleagues, she leads the John Lewis Partnership as part of the Executive Team, reporting into Chairman Sharon White.


In addition to her Partnership role, Pippa is also a Senior Advisor to AlixPartners, providing extensive advisory experience for companies requiring significant turnaround. She is currently a Non Executive Director of The Metropolitan Police Service and Chair of the Foundation Council at the Royal Botanic Garden, Kew.


Prior to John Lewis, Pippa was Deputy CEO of the Co-op Group and previously a Non Executive director for a variety of government departments, Hays plc, Ladbrokes plc, Hilton International plc, and Arcadia plc. Other previous roles include Group CEO of FT Knowledge, owned by Pearson plc; Group CFO of Courtaulds Textiles plc, Europe’s largest textile manufacturer and a senior manager with Bain & Company.


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