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Ed Barker

Chief Financial Officer

Ed was appointed Chief Financial Officer Designate in April 2018 and will succeed Nick Wharton as Chief Financial Officer on 5 July 2018. He is currently a Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chair of Staffline Group plc. Ed has over 15 years of experience in the retail sector, including ten years at J Sainsbury plc (‘Sainsbury’s’), most recently as the Group Finance Director, working across a number of senior financial and operational functions including Group Reporting, Financial Planning & Analysis, Tax, Pensions, Group Financial Controller and Retail & Logistics Finance. Before joining Sainsbury’s, Ed worked as Group Financial Controller at Burberry Group plc. Prior to working in industry, he achieved his professional ACA qualification with PricewaterhouseCoopers in 1998, and was made an FCA in 2013.