David Shepherd, Chief Operating Officer for Trading, Arcadia.
David has a strong focus on growing the group's e-commerce and international business. He was previously Managing Director of Topman, and has spent his career working in fashion retail with Arcadia. David is also a trustee of the Fashion and Textile Children's Trust.
David Walmsley, Director, M&S.com at Marks and Spencer.
David has worked across retail, publishing, advertising and financial services. His previous roles include Director of eCommerce at Dixon Stores Group, Head of Web Selling and Customer Services at John Lewis, Head of Marketing at Xbridge and Head of eDevelopment at Yell.
Elaine runs her own quality improvement consultancy business. She is a highly experienced leader and manager, with a proven track record of achievement and success both as a Vice Principal and more recently in consultancy, training and support for the post 16 education sector. Elaine has significant experience in bringing about sustainable quality improvements and performance improvement solutions. Elaine is also contracted with Ofsted as an Ofsted Inspector.
Elizabeth Rouse, Vice Chair, FRA.
Elizabeth has a long career and extensive experience in education management. Her previous roles have included Head of College at London College of Communication, Deputy Rector Academic at the University of the Arts London and Dean of Academic Development at London College of Fashion.
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