Meg Lustman

Senior Expert Adviser, OC&C
Meg Lustman

There can be very few people with more experience in  fashion and retail than Meg Lustman.

She is the former CEO of Hobbs and has had a long and successful career, working with many famous brands in the UK and internationally including John Lewis, Warehouse, Whistles, Oasis, Wallis, Karen Millen and Selfridges.

During that time she has overseen the growth of single brands into multi-brands and restored profitability to complex organisations through strategic overhauls.

She now advises CEOs and Boards and is an expert at turnaround/transformation and growth, digitally and internationally.

Meg Lustman
Meg has mentored

The Blair Academy

The Blair Academy enriches lives through Hip Hop Dance classes and events.

  • The Blair Academy
  • Boho Homes
  • The Green Vic
  • Unhidden
  • Gusto Snacks
  • Y.O.U. Underwear

Meg’s expertise in business strategy was instrumental, even in just an hour, in helping me to forward plan the growth of my business. I feel more confident now about navigating my way through the ‘new normal’ thanks to Meg’s advice.  

Charlie Blair, Founder, The Blair Academy

Meg has mentored

Boho Homes

Boho Homes works under ethical trade guidelines to create boutique handcrafted products for conscious customers from sustainable, recycled or re-purposed materials.

  • The Blair Academy
  • Boho Homes
  • The Green Vic
  • Unhidden
  • Gusto Snacks
  • Y.O.U. Underwear

An hour with Meg gave me the clarity and focus I needed to help navigate Boho Homes’ growth in these challenging times. Her questions were precise, insightful and pragmatic, therefore the guidance  I received was targeted and progressive.  

Tullika Bhalla, Founder, Boho Homes

Meg has mentored

The Green Vic

The Green Vic is aiming to be the world’s most ethical pub.

  • The Blair Academy
  • Boho Homes
  • The Green Vic
  • Unhidden
  • Gusto Snacks
  • Y.O.U. Underwear

Meg has a wealth of knowledge & was incredibly helpful with her advice in a number of areas for my company. She’s incredibly friendly & I would highly recommend her to any entrepreneur.  

Randy Rampersad, Founder, The Green Vic

Meg has mentored

Unhidden

Unhidden design adaptive clothing for people with disabilities with a strong emphasis on raising disability awareness and inclusion.

  • The Blair Academy
  • Boho Homes
  • The Green Vic
  • Unhidden
  • Gusto Snacks
  • Y.O.U. Underwear

Meg was warm, well prepared and hugely insightful across a number of areas. Highlighting aspects I could change as well as thinking bigger and longer term on how to grow and scale and the practical steps needed to make that happen. I feel invigorated and excited for moving forward.  

Victoria Jenkins, Founder & CEO, Unhidden

Meg has mentored

Gusto Snacks

Gusto help farmers become economically and environmentally sustainable by saving their rejected fruits and transforming them into delicious air-dried crips.

  • The Blair Academy
  • Boho Homes
  • The Green Vic
  • Unhidden
  • Gusto Snacks
  • Y.O.U. Underwear

The session was an eye-opener! Meg allowed me to tap into ways to improve my business operations while solidifying my relationship with customers. I left the meeting with a concrete plan that will take the business to the next level.  

Claudio Kwaku Owusu, Founding Director, Gusto Snacks

Meg has mentored

Y.O.U. Underwear

Y.O.U underwear makes sustainably sourced, organic cotton underwear for men, women and girls, donating two pairs of underwear for every pair sold.

  • The Blair Academy
  • Boho Homes
  • The Green Vic
  • Unhidden
  • Gusto Snacks
  • Y.O.U. Underwear

I don’t think I can overstate how valuable the time was with Meg yesterday. I left invigorated, encouraged, with some clear actionable steps to make a difference to our business and excited to take it forwards. Meg was the perfect match. I would highly recommend the Expert Impact programme – the clue really is in the name!  

Sarah Jordan, Founder & CEO, Y.O.U. Underwear

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