Lead non-executive board member

Richard Pennycook

Richard Pennycook

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Biography

Richard Pennycook is the lead non-executive board member of the Department for Education. He joined in October 2017.

He is chair of Howdens Joinery, Fenwick and the Hut Group, and chair elect of the British Retail Consortium, where he will take up his position in February 2018.

In 2016 he was made Clarity Retail Leader of the Year, in recognition of his work as Chief Executive of the Co-operative Group between March 2014 and February 2017.

Lead non-executive board member