Louise Nicholls

Louise Nicholls


The busy one with fun at the heart of things

What was your background before joining?

I have worked at M&S for over 25 years. Currently I head up Corporate Human Rights for the global business and lead a fantastic team of Food sustainability and Packaging experts supporting buying teams and supply chain on a day to day basis with issues as diverse as Plastics, Food waste, Water stewardship, Global community programmes and sourcing sustainable raw materials like Cocoa. I have held previous Non Exec Board positions with the Ethical Trading Initiative, LOCOG Stakeholder oversight board, Sedex and currently I am also a Non Exec with IEMA


What appealed to you about working for TBBT?

Supporting Mark and Jane to scale such a brilliant idea … using trusted community groups and surplus food to expand the range of much needed services to vulnerable communities


What’s the best thing about your job?

Working with such a diverse range of inspiring talented people and the food of course


What’s your own favourite type of food?

Sustainable Chocolate in any form


What signature recipe would you share with TBBT members?

Sesame chicken salad with cucumber noodles or Chunky Leek and potato soup


Your top tip for reducing food waste in the home:

Make soup