Hongyan Echo Lu

Independent Non-Executive Director

Position Independent Non-Executive Director
Nationality British / Chinese
Tenure Appointed 1 December 2017
Committees Member of Nomination Committee
Member of Remuneration Committee

Key skills and experience

  • Global business experience gained in different sectors in Europe, Asia and the US
  • Strong background in general management and track record of delivering positive change

External appointments

Chief Executive Officer of Haulfryn Group Ltd, a UK leisure business, and a member of the Advisory Board for Women in Hospitality, Travel and Leisure. Previously Managing Director, International of Holland & Barrett International, Managing Director of Homebase Ltd as part of Home Retail Group plc. Echo spent ten years at Tesco plc in a variety of senior leadership roles. Echo was a Non-Executive Director of Dobbies Garden Centres.


Echo has a Bachelor of Arts in International Economy and Finance from Fudan University, Shanghai and a Master of Science in Industrial Relations and Human Resources from West Virginia University.