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“It feels a great privilege to be part of the Retail Trust to support all those in our great industry in times of need. The Trust provides a super service and anything we can do to make it more accessible to improve the lives of our retail colleagues in times of need would be a good thing.”

Colin has spent 40 years in retail, starting his career with a Saturday job in Topman and his career spans UK and internationally including all channels of retailing from lifestyle brands to multiple high street chains, department stores, ecommerce, mail order, wholesale and outlets. Most recently he was CEO at Joules for nine years and is currently a Non-executive Chairman at Emma Bridgewater, FatFace and LeMieux.