As the boss of UK retailer Waitrose, Mark Price was one of the most-respected businessmen in the UK. As the Rt. Hon. Lord Price, he's helping shape the policies that will prove all important for UK businesses post-Brexit. This article first appeared in ESM Issue 2 2018.
Two years on from his departure from upmarket UK retailer Waitrose, Mark Price, or the Rt. Hon. Lord Price, as he has been known since his election to the House of Lords in 2016, remains a much-respected figurehead for UK business.
Last September, the 57-year-old stepped down from the role of Minister of State for Trade, after an 18-month spell that was more eventful than anticipated (the Brexit vote occurred just four months into his tenure), yet he remains a powerful advocate for the UK business sector as it enters one of the most challenging periods in its history.