Richard Baker

Former Chairman, Whitbread

Biography

Richard Baker: Until recently, Richard served as Chairman of Whitbread Plc, The British Retail Consortium, and the DFS Furniture Group, and was a Non-Executive Director of the Lawn Tennis Association. His previous career roles include Chief Executive Officer of Alliance Boots, Chief Operating Officer at Asda, Chairman of Virgin Active, and Board member at the Cambridge University Business School. He is currently an Operating Partner at the multi-billion Private Equity firm Advent International.