Non-Executive Director and Senior Independent Director
Audit Committee; Nomination Committee; Chair of the Remuneration Committee
Appointed to the Board
21 May 2012 and appointed as Senior Independent Director on 25 January 2019
Relevant skills and experience
Gwyn Burr’s contribution to the Board is enhanced by her broad expertise in marketing, customer services, human resources, sustainability and strategy obtained while working in senior roles at major retail brands, including Asda and Sainsbury’s. She has a particular strength in customer insights, which is key as Hammerson develops its brand and communicates directly with visitors to our destinations. Gwyn has served on the boards of a diverse range of companies and has experience on other remuneration committees both as a member and chair. Her ability to consider the consequences of remuneration decisions, drawing on her understanding of the employee and wider business perspective, allows her to be an effective Chair of the Remuneration Committee. Gwyn’s extensive board experience and understanding of different points of view and business circumstances underpin her role as the Senior Independent Director.
Gwyn is a Non-Executive Director of Taylor Wimpey plc and a Member of the Supervisory Board at Metro AG. She is also a Member of the Supervisory Board and Senior Independent Director of Just Eat Takeaway.com N.V, and appointed to the Board of an unlisted company, Ingleby Farms and Forests ApS.