Appointed to the Board in July 2020. Sara is a member of the Audit & Risk, Nominations, Digital Impact & Sustainability and BT Compliance Committees.
Sara’s previous roles include managing director of Argos and various senior positions at J Sainsbury, including deputy managing director and serving on its board between 2002 and 2004. Sara was a non-executive director of Lloyds Banking Group until May 2021 and United Utilities Group until July 2020. She was also the lead non-executive director at the Department for Work and Pensions until April 2020. She has also previously been a non-executive director of Mitchells & Butlers and held senior management roles at Abbey National and Mars Confectionery.
Relevant skills and contribution to the Board
A broad perspective coming from a background in retail, fast moving consumer goods and financial services, as well as strong board experience at both executive and non-executive level.