Sarah Highfield

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Sarah Highfield
Position Independent Non-Executive Director
Nationality British
Tenure Appointed as a Non-Executive Director on 1 November 2023
Committees Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee
Member of the Nomination Committee
Member of Sustainability Committee

Key skills and experience

  • Strong finance track record
  • Significant experience of driving growth globally, including in the US and China.

External appointments

Chief Financial Officer of Away Resorts Ltd, a UK holiday parks business. Previously Chief Executive Officer of Elvie, the female technology firm, having previously served as Chief Operating Officer & Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Executive Officer. Sarah was also a Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee at Seraphine Group plc, which was listed on the main market from 2021 to 2023. Prior to joining Elvie, Sarah was Group Chief Financial Officer at Costa Coffee for over five years, including during the c£3.9bn sale to The Coca-Cola Company. She was also Chief Financial Officer of Tesco's Hungary and Slovakia businesses.

Qualifications

Sarah has a BSc in Mathematical Sciences from the University of Birmingham and is a qualified accountant, Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Sarah was appointed Chair Designate of the Audit and Risk Committee on 1 November 2023 and will succeed Nicholas Bull as Chair at the conclusion of the 2024 AGM.