Retail Operations and People Director, Greggs PLC

 

Roisin Currie

Roisin was brought up and educated in Glasgow, where she stayed to read Business Law and Business Administration at Strathclyde University. After leaving University she joined Asda and embarked on their Graduate training programme. Her first 3 years gave her a thorough grounding in operational retail roles and she then moved into various HR roles in Scotland and then moved down to the South West of England, where she took on the role of Divisional People Manager, looking after 70 stores.

In 2002, Roisin relocated to Leeds and took on the role of Head of Reward at Asda Head Office. After 3 years in this role, she moved on to become Retail People Director and 2 years later to become Distribution People Director.

Roisin joined Greggs as Group People Director in January 2010 and become People and Retail Operations Director in May 2017.

She was recognized on the 2018 Power List of Northern Power Woman

She is also a trustee on the Foundation Board and is Chair of the leadership forum of the Employers forum for reducing re-offending and with her team is very active in the training and employment of people who have been through or are still within the prison/probation system.

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