Julian Burnett

Julian Burnett

NED & Board Advisor, Sook, Ann Summers, Sigma Sports & Retail Trust; Former Digital & Tech Leader IBM, House of Fraser, John Lewis & Sainsburys

Julian has deep and broad experience from a rich and varied career, working extensively in the retail and technology sectors, successfully leading digital, technology, data and supply chain functions through periods of transformational investment and change.

Working for leading national and international brands across many retail categories and many operating models, Julian has a detailed appreciation of the retail business, digital, data and technology landscape and the challenges of delivering integrated customer experience and engagement, seamless online and store operations and supply chain effectiveness.

Julian holds advisory and NED positions with early stage and scaled up retail and retail technology companies so also brings expertise in fund raising, market engagement and supporting rapid growth through the introduction of disruptive, innovative techniques and technologies.

Julian believes passionately in the potential of all people and the power of teams, leading others to deliver outcomes often well beyond their own expectation of what is possible.