Clare Askem was appointed to the Board on 10 June 2021.
Clare has extensive background in strategic development and in-depth experience in business change and digital transformation. She is also a non-executive director of Portmeirion Group PLC and Studio Retail Group plc. Previously, Clare was managing director of Habitat at Sainsbury plc and was a director on the Sainsbury's Argos operating board. Prior to her role at Habitat Clare held a number of executive positions at Home Retail Group plc including director of strategic development, chair of the group’s technology committee and director on the operating board for Homebase. Prior to these roles Clare also held other executive positions at Dixons Carphone plc.