Roisin Currie - Business in the Community

Roisin Currie

Chief Executive,


Roisin Currie grew up in Glasgow and graduated from Strathclyde University having read Business Law and Business Management. She embarked on a career with Asda, joining its Graduate Programme during the era of Archie Norman and Allan Leighton.  

She spent 20 years in various roles and locations across the UK, including Head of Reward, Retail People Director and then latterly as Distribution People Director based in Leeds. 

Roisin left to join Greggs in 2010 as Group People Director, becoming Retail Operations and People Director in 2017, and then Retail and Property Director in 2021, before being appointed to Chief Executive in May 2022.  

Roisin is Chair of the Employers Forum for Reducing Re-offending – a voluntary role working with the Ministry for Justice and New Futures Network encouraging employers to give people a second chance to change their lives having been through the Criminal Justice System. Roisin was instrumental in the conception of Greggs’ ‘Fresh Start’ employability programme, designed to help encourage and support people leaving prison into paid employment within Greggs. 

Roisin is also a trustee of the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme.