Tom Betts

Global Data Director

Kingfisher plc

At Kingfisher, Tom is responsible for developing a consolidated strategy to advance Kingfisher’s data capabilities at Group level, that will enable each of our retail banners to optimise its data capabilities and drive growth. Tom spent five years at the Financial Times as Chief Data Officer, where he was a member of the executive board. He was responsible for the acceleration of digital growth catalysed by data and was a key architect in the transformation of its print-led business into a digital-first model. Prior to that he spent time at Pearson, where he held senior roles in data and customer analytics in their education businesses. Tom holds 2 degrees in artificial intelligence.