Alan Stewart

Non-Executive Director


Appointed as a Non-Executive Director and member of the Remuneration Committee in February 2022, and as Chair of the Remuneration Committee in May 2022.


Alan was Chief Financial Officer of Tesco PLC from 2014 to 2021 where he played a key role in the turnaround of Tesco. Prior to his role at Tesco, Alan was CFO of Marks & Spencer Group plc from 2010 to 2014. He previously served as CFO of AWAS, Group Finance Director of WH Smith PLC and CEO and CFO of Thomas Cook Holdings. He also served on the board of Games Workshop Group plc as a non-executive director. Alan is currently a non-executive director of Diageo plc having been appointed in September 2014, has been a member of the Nomination, Remuneration and Audit Committees of Diageo plc from appointment, and has been chair of the Audit Committee since 2017.

Skills and competencies

Alan brings to the Board significant corporate finance and accounting experience from a variety of industries, including retail, banking and travel, as well as executive leadership experience within a listed company environment.

Current external appointments

Non-Executive Director of Diageo plc

Non-Executive Director
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