Rob Parker

Robert Parker

Chief Executive

Rob joined the Board in 2007, serving as Chief Financial Officer until 2019 when he was appointed to the role of Chief Executive. Rob’s previous roles before joining the Group included senior finance roles with the Boots Group and Savers Health & Beauty Ltd. Rob is accountable for Group Strategy, leadership of the Executive team, and Chairs the Group Health and Safety and Environmental Committees.

Stephen Hopson

Stephen Hopson

Chief Financial Officer

Stephen joined the Board in November 2020 from Molson Coors Beverage Company, where he was Director of Central Finance for Western Europe. Before this, Stephen spent five years at Travis Perkins Plc, including three years as Finance Director for BSS, and has also held senior finance roles at Mitchells & Butlers Plc where he was responsible for Investor Relations among other functions. Stephen is a CIMA-qualified management accountant and holds an MBA. He is accountable for all areas of finance, IT and Group legal matters.

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Simon Robinson

Sales and Operations Director

Appointed in January 2024, Simon leads the omni-channel Topps Tiles business as Sales and Operations Director. Simon was previously Retail Director at Toolstation (part of Travis Perkins Plc) where he delivered significant growth leading more than 4,500 colleagues and taking the business from 295 stores to 564, over a 13-year tenure.

Prior to Toolstation, Simon spent seven years as Store Operations Director with Aldi helping the business to grow significant market share through organic and new store growth across London and the South East. Simon is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management.

Tim Tatlock

Tim Tatlock

Buying Director

Appointed Buying Director in April 2018. Responsible for all product assets and leads creative, sourcing, technical, supply chain and inventory. Tim has over 20 years of tile industry experience and before joining Topps Tiles held senior leadership positions with UK tile distributors and multinational tile manufacturers. His expert knowledge and innovative approach have seen progress to the position of Buying Director, after joining Topps Tiles as a Buyer in 2005.

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Jacqui Dodson

HR Director

Appointed HR Director in January 2024, Jacqui is responsible for leading the People agenda for the Group. Jacqui is a fellow of the CIPD, and currently undertaking a Masters in leadership development, a subject she is passionate about.

Jacqui was previously HR Director with AAH Pharmaceuticals Ltd for four years, having previously held senior roles with Wincanton and DHL Supply Chain.