Therese joined Tesco Stores Limited in 1986, progressing through a number of operational roles both in the UK and internationally working across stores, distribution and Head Office.
In 2011 Therese became Personnel Director for Tesco Bank enabling her to focus her energies on the bank’s ambitious expansion programmes which will follow the full ‘decoupling’ of its operations from RBS in mid-2012.
Therese has a particular interest in creating an inclusive and integrated workplace, which is supported by her active involvement through talent planning in women’s leadership development and supporting women’s networks in other organisations.
Therese is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, and is widely recognised as one of the UK’s most progressive Human Resources practitioners.
For the past three years has been included by HR Magazine on its list of the most influential HR Directors in the UK, and in 2010 she was also recognised as HR Director of the Year at the HR Network National Awards.