Clare Chapman, Non-executive Director
Appointed: September 2019
Committee membership: Remuneration Committee (chair)
Skills and experience: Clare has international expertise from a series of high-profile HR leadership roles and through her mix of executive and non-executive experience and of both private and public sectors, Clare has become an influential voice nationally and internationally on work, governance, remuneration and business transformation.
Career experience: Prior to becoming a NED, Clare was the Group People Director at BT. She began her career in fast moving consumer goods with Quaker Oats and PepsiCo in the UK, USA and mainland Europe. She was then appointed as the Group HR Director for Tesco as they were becoming the UK's leading retailer. Between 2007 and 2011 Clare was the Director General of Workforce for the NHS and Social Care covering a workforce of over 2.2 million people.
Current external commitments: Non-Executive Director (“NED”) at the Weir Group and Kingfisher plc in the UK and at Heidrick & Struggles, Co-Chair of The Purposeful Company (Task Force established in 2015 with the support of the Bank of England). A Low Pay Commissioner representing business and a Trustee of the Lambeth Partners supporting the Archbishop of Canterbury.
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