Sharon Baylay

Non-Executive Director Portfolio

Non-Executive Director & Risk Chair

Restore PLC
London, United Kingdom
September 2014 – Present
Non Executive Director of Restore Plc, and member of Audit and Remuneration Committees.

Restore Plc is an AIM-listed support services company focused on providing document management and relocation services to companies in the public and private sectors.

Non Executive Director of Hyve Group Plc, Remuneration Chairman and member of Audit Committee

Hyve Group PLC – Formally ITE Group plc
London, United Kingdom
March 2014 – Present
Hyve Group Plc are one of the world’s leading organisers of international trade exhibitions and conferences and specialise in organising events in growing and developing markets. We organise over 230 exhibitions and conferences each year worldwide and have many market leading events and well known brands in key industry sectors. Our product range of annual events includes everything from niche specialist conferences through to globally significant trade fairs with mass appeal and influence.

Private Equity

Chairman

Elements Talent Consultancy
London, United Kingdom
September 2019 – Present
We help the world’s most active talent acquisition teams solve their toughest hiring challenges. With dedicated teams of consultants for each partner, we’re here to increase the power of their talent functions through the combination of our brilliant people, the partners we work with and the methodology we create. This is what uniquely makes us the market leader in embedded talent consultancy.

Chairman

Unique X
Manchester, United Kingdom
January 2019 – Present
UniqueX is a new brand for the future of digital cinema. Flexible, innovative, accessible, fully automated and ready to bring a new generation of software to cinema. Only UniqueX solutions draw all elements of cinema operations and content services together into a single, automated workflow, tailored precisely for your requirements. Our products are in use in 65 different countries around the world making us the leading digital cinema solution provider.

Previous Appointment

Acting Chairman

Ted Baker PLC
London, United Kingdom
June 2018 – July 2020
Ted Baker is a global lifestyle brand offering menswear, womenswear, accessories and everything in between.

A quintessentially British brand, Ted Baker is famed for its quirky yet commercial fashion offering, high quality design detailing and distinctive use of pattern and colour.

Non-Executive Chairman

Exclaimer Ltd
Farnborough, United Kingdom
December 2016 – February 2018
Since its incorporation in 2001, Exclaimer has been providing a robust portfolio of email utility software and solutions that work directly with Microsoft technology, specifically Outlook, Office 365 and Exchange. Exclaimer’s patented solutions include market-leading email signature solutions, next generation email archiving, an advanced email auto response system, business grade anti-spam, email image analysis technology and more.

Non-Executive Director & Rem Chair

Market Tech Holdings Ltd
London, United Kingdom
January 2016 – June 2017
Market-Tech Holdings is a unique business, combining approximately 15 acres of iconic London real estate assets, including the main Camden Markets, with digital capabilities to deliver a living, working, retail and leisure space with e-commerce. Focused on not only the benefits that become the Group’s extensive real estate assets, Market Tech is leveraging the physical flow of visitors to these assets with an online retail offering and eCommerce strategy to create an online global marketplace and multi-channel offering.

Non-Executive Chairman

DotNet Solutions
London, United Kingdom
NOVEMBER 2013 – MAY 2016
Worked with the CEO and Private Equity Partners, Bestport Ventures, toward a three year-exit strategy – completed in May 2016. Bestport made 2.8x its original investment generating an IRR of 50%. Dot Net can now accelerate its tremendous growth in the UK, building on its position of leadership as a Microsoft public cloud integrator and managed services provider via a number of specific, targeted acquisitions under its new ownership.

Non-Executive Chairman

Havas EHS
London & Cirencester
May 2012 – December 2013
Working with the CEO and her team as Non Executive Chairman for Havas EHS – one of the world’s most established and renowned digitally and data-driven relationship marketing agencies.