Sir Charles Dunstone

Executive Chairman

Sir Charles is the founder of The Carphone Warehouse and created TalkTalk in 2002. He was appointed Chairman of TalkTalk in 2010 and became Executive Chairman in May 2017. Sir Charles has directed the development of TalkTalk to become one of the leading fixed line telecommunication businesses in the UK. Sir Charles is currently Chairman of Royal Museums Greenwich and was previously Chairman of Dixons Carphone PLC.

Tristia Harrison

Chief Executive Officer

Tristia is Chief Executive Officer of TalkTalk. Prior to this Tristia was the Managing Director of TalkTalk’s consumer business. Tristia joined The Carphone Warehouse Group in 2000 and has held a number of senior management and executive positions in The Carphone Warehouse and TalkTalk Group. She joined the PLC Board in 2014. Tristia is Non-Executive Director at Next PLC and is also a Trustee at Comic Relief and national charity Ambitious about Autism.

Kate Ferry

Chief Financial Officer

Kate was appointed Chief Financial Officer of TalkTalk Group in October 2017. Prior to joining TalkTalk, Kate was Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs at Dixons Carphone Plc for almost eight years, originally brought in as Corporate Affairs Director in 2010 to facilitate the demerger from TalkTalk. Kate began her career in audit with PwC before moving to Merrill Lynch as a Director within the equity research team where she spent the next ten years. Kate is a chartered accountant and a member of the Heads Together Advisory Board.

John Scouler

Managing Director (Consumer)

John was appointed Managing Director of TalkTalk’s consumer division in May 2018 after being Commercial Director from March 2015. Before joining TalkTalk, John had in excess of 20 years’ experience in Commercial, Marketing and Operational roles working for companies such as Tesco and Kraft Foods Group. He has led and developed large scale buying, sales, supply chain and marketing teams with exceptional knowledge in developing brands and propositions, including launching innovative product categories and services both in the UK and Internationally.

Gary Steen

Managing Director, Technology, Change and Security

Gary is the Managing Director of Technology, Change & Security at TalkTalk. With over 25 years’ experience working in telecommunications, he has a track record of delivering major IT and Network implementation and transformation projects for companies such as Vodafone, BT, O2 and Carphone Warehouse both in the UK and internationally.

Gary is also a board member of Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise partnership ensuring regional development in skills and technology with the objective of making the area a £50 billion economy by 2040.

Daniel Kasmir

Chief People Officer (Interim)

Daniel was appointed to the position of Chief People Officer for TalkTalk in March 2019. Prior to working at TalkTalk, Daniel gained extensive experience of HR in a number of organisations including Shell, Manpower, FNZ, Xchanging and BDO. He has worked in Private Equity as both an adviser and within portfolio companies for General Atlantic, JC Flowers and Bain Capital.

Nick Gunga

Chief Operating Officer, Consumer

Nick was appointed COO of TalkTalk Consumer in April 2018. He joined TalkTalk Group in 2005 and in the last 14 years in the group he has spanned senior roles in sales, customer service, digital transformation and operations. Nick is a highly experienced telecoms expert with a career spanning over 20+ years in the industry.