Dawn Durrant

Company Secretary

Key strengths

Extensive plc company secretarial and legal experience including corporate governance, legal and regulatory compliance, mergers and acquisitions, company and commercial, retail and consumer law.

Dunelm role

Responsible for governance, legal and regulatory matters, and led the Group's sustainability activities until the CEO assumed responsibility for this in July 2021. Member of the Pathway to  Zero Steering Group and the Risk and Resilience Committee. Member of the Executive Board and engages with investors and the National Colleague Voice on sustainability.

Joined Dunelm

November 2011

Previous experience

Qualified as a solicitor at Allen & Overy (1988 to 1994). Company Secretary of Geest plc (1994 to 2005).

Other commitments

Member of Chapter Zero, the Directors' Climate Forum, and a regular attendee of its events.

Gender and ethnicity

Female, White British.