Louise Nicholls

As Head of Responsible Sourcing, Packaging, and Plan A at Marks & Spencer, Louise Nicholls is with responsible for setting strategic direction for the company’s food sustainability plan. Her team works closely with buying teams on issues as diverse as ethical trade, water stewardship, global community programs, lean manufacturing, and sustainable raw material procurement. In the past 12 months, Nicholls has travelled to China, Europe, Kenya, South Africa, the United States, Vietnam, and Zimbabwe, meeting with more than 1,000 suppliers and local stakeholders to understand their issues and perspectives.


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