Mark Price

Dubbed ‘one of the nation’s favourite businessmen’ by the Independent, Mark was Managing Director of Waitrose for the preceding 9 years, and Deputy Chairman of The John Lewis Partnership for 3 years. He then joined the UK government as the Minister of State for Trade and Investment at the invitation of David Cameron in April 2016 and was reappointed by Theresa May to her post-Brexit Government, with specific responsibility for negotiating the UKs future trade deals.

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"Mark was an excellent speaker, extremely engaging and with really interesting perspectives. He was a pleasure to deal with."
- CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP
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Mark Price joined the UK government as the Minister of State for Trade and Investment at the invitation of David Cameron in April 2016.

He was made a life peer in February 2016 to become The Lord Price CVO and Baron Price of Sturminster Newton. Mark was reappointed by Theresa May to her post-Brexit Government, with specific responsibility for negotiating the UKs future trade deals.

Dubbed ‘one of the nation’s favourite businessmen’ by the Independent, Mark began his career at The John Lewis Partnership as a Graduate Trainee and remained with the company for 33 years. Mark was Managing Director of Waitrose for the preceding 9 years, and Deputy Chairman of The John Lewis Partnership for 3 years. From 2010 - 2016, he was the founding Chairman of The Prince's Countryside Fund for HRH The Prince of Wales. In 2011 Mark was appointed as Chairman of Business in the Community, a position he held for 4 years.

Mark's latest book, The 6 Steps to Customer Happiness, will be published in October 2019.

Mark joined the Channel 4 TV board in 2010 as a Non-Executive Director. In 2013 he was appointed Deputy Chairman. He stepped down from the role in April 2016 when he joined the UK Government.

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