Meg Lustman has had a long and distinguished career as one of the longest-serving CEOs and Directors in UK retail history. Her CV reads like a who's who of the UK's high street, including roles at John Lewis, Coast, Karen Millen and Oasis where she has seen the British high street radically transform. Lustman is now starting a new stage in her career as an executive advisor and in this episode she discusses her life as CEO of Hobbs – one of the UK's best-known fashion retailers – and the dramatic changes she witnessed at the very top of her industry.

Introduced by Kathy Harvey, Associate Dean at Saïd Business School, this talk is taken from the Inspiring Women season of lectures and discussions in Oxford. Turning the spotlight on female leaders and role models in the world of business and beyond to celebrate and learn from their insights and experience.

Produced by Eve Streeter for Stabl and Saïd Business School.