Laura Carr

Chief Financial Officer

Key strengths

Has held CFO and senior finance roles in a number of multichannel retail and consumer facing organisations, operating in the UK and internationally. Understanding of investor community. Strategic and financial perspective across a number of Group functions.

Dunelm role

Laura leads the Finance department, as well as taking responsibility for risk and resilience and a number of strategic and cross-functional initiatives; and for engagement with investors, corporate advisers and finance providers. Member of the Executive Board, Chairs the Risk and Resilience Committee and member of the Pathway to Zero Steering Group. Participates in Audit and Risk Committee meetings by invitation.

Joined Dunelm Board

November 2018

Previous experience

Group Financial Controller of Compass Group plc (2017 to 2018). Chief Financial Officer of Indigo Books & Music Inc (Canada) (2014 to 2017). Various finance roles at Japan Tobacco International (2004 to 2013). Qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Other commitments


Gender and ethnicity

Female, White British.