Simon Harrison

Head of international franchise for Europe, Marks & Spencer
A member of Marks & Spencer’s top 100 leadership team and co-chair of the retailer’s Gender Equality Network, Harrison has made gender balance "a topic for the majority and not just an issue for the minority" and played an active role in shaping the retailer’s wider diversity and inclusion strategy. Simon is also part of The Countess of Wessex’s Women's Network Forum, which brings together a cross-industry group of senior representatives to promote gender balance at work.

She Says: "I’m inspired by his forward-thinking nature, his resilience and how he champions change. I’m proud to have him as my mentor." Georgina Riley, senior merchandiser, Marks & Spencer