staff member

Deborah Kemp

Non-Executive Interim-Chair

Appointment to the Board
Deborah was appointed to the Board in January 2018.
Career and experience
Deborah has held a variety of Chief Executive Officer roles in the consumer and hospitality sector, including as a FTSE 100 main board Director at Punch Taverns plc. Her career started at Bass plc as a Chartered Surveyor, subsequently holding key strategic roles in the evolution and growth of the Punch Taverns pub company. Following a period in private equity and a trade sale of Laurel Funerals, she is now a Director of Vennco Limited and a consultancy and interim specialist in the consumerfacing retail and hospitality sector, and assists multi-site businesses through growth, change and transformation.
Committee membership
Deborah is Chair of the Remuneration Committee. She is a member of all three Board Committees and is the Non-Executive Interim-Chair.