Nick Wilkinson

Chief Executive Officer

Key strengths

An experienced CEO, with proven business leadership in multichannel retail businesses operating across a number of consumer brands and geographies.

Dunelm role

Leads the Group and chairs the Executive Board. Proposes the strategy to be approved by the Board, and is accountable for delivery of strategic and financial objectives; customer, colleague and investor engagement and sustainability objectives.  Chairs the Pathway to Zero Steering Group.

Regularly attends meetings of the National Colleague Voice. In addition to his Board responsibilities, liaises with the Remuneration Committee in respect of below Board remuneration, and attends Audit and Risk Committee meetings by invitation.

Joined Dunelm Board

February 2018

Previous experience

Chief Executive of Evans Cycles (2011 to 2016). Chief Executive of Maxeda DIY (2007 to 2010). Group Buying Director and MD of Currys at Dixons Retail Group (1999 to 2006). Early career at Unilever and McKinsey & Co.

Other Commitments


Gender and ethnicity

Male, White British.