Pippa combines a variety of line management experiences including CEO, COO, CFO and CRO (Chief Restructuring Officer) with extensive advisory experience for companies not achieving their full potential or requiring significant turnaround. She is a Senior Advisor to AlixPartners and cofounded AlixPartners Europe. Pippa is currently Executive Director for John Lewis, a nonexecutive director of The Metropolitan Police Service and Chair of the Foundation Council at the Royal Botanic Garden, Kew. Prior to John Lewis Pippa was Deputy CEO of the Co-op Group and previously nonexecutive director with Hays plc, Ladbrokes plc, Hilton International plc, and Arcadia plc. Before joining AlixPartners, Pippa was Group CEO of FT Knowledge, owned by Pearson plc. She was also Group CFO of Courtaulds Textiles plc, Europe’s largest textile manufacturer and a senior manager with Bain & Company. Pippa has a Master of Science from Oxford, a London Business School Diploma in Corporate Finance and is a Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution Accredited Mediator.