Governors Caryn Swart Caryn Swart, Director of Information, Planning and Performance, Barking & Dagenham College. Caryn was previously Chief Information Officer at City & Islington College. David Kaye David Kaye, A Partner & Head of Retail and Franchising Departments, Harper McLeod LLP.David specialises in Retail Franchising and Business Law and acts as Company Secretary to various retail companies. He also acts as legal advisor in Scotland to the British Franchise Association. David Shepherd 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 David Walmsley, Chief Customer Officer, House of Fraser.David has worked across retail, publishing, advertising and financial services. His previous roles include Director M&S.com at Marks and Spencer. 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 Smith Elaine Smith. 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 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. Jon Richens Jon Richens, Qualified Accountant, Finance Director, Wallis (part of the Arcadia Group).Jon has previously been Finance Director/Commercial Director across a number of the Arcadia brands over the last twelve years. Kim Longman Kim Longman, Business Consultant.Kim has been Chair of the FRA since its inception. Previously a HR career professional and for 17 years Group HR Director at Arcadia, she now runs her own consultancy business. 1(current) 2 » Download the Governers Director Interests here.