Rachel was appointed CEO of Baker in March 202O. She qualified as a chartered accountant at KPMG and has more than 20 years experience. Rachel joined Ted Baker from Debenhams Retail Limited, where she was Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Rachel has broad experience of consumer- facing brands from her previous roles as CFO at Domino’s Pizza Group plc, Finance Director of Group Enterprise at Vodafone, and Finance and Strategy Director at John Lewis. She has also held senior positions with Sodexo, Kingfisher and PepsiCo.
Rachel grew up in the Yorkshire dales and studied veterinary medicine at Cambridge. She now lives near Windsor with her husband Allan. Rachel has two grown up sons, Matthew and Harry and two step daughters Katie and Maddie. Rachel enjoys watching rugby, gardening and cooking.
Retail Week is the trading name of William Reed Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales with company number 2883992. VAT number GB 644307352.
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