Sir Ian Cheshire

Sir Ian Cheshire

Non-Executive Director

Appointed: 3 April 2017

Relevant skills and experience

Sir Ian contributes to the Board substantial business experience particularly in the international retail sector from his lengthy executive career at the Kingfisher Group, as well as experience in sustainability and environmental matters which are important to the Group’s strategy and long-term sustainable success. Sir Ian holds strong credentials in leadership, is involved with many charitable organisations, such as The Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation, and is highly regarded by the Government for his work with various Government departments.

Key current appointments

  • Chairman, Menhaden plc 
  • Non-Executive Director, BT Group PLC 
  • Trustee, Institute for Government


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