Chairman Somerfield Lady Patten joined the Somerfield board in 1998 and is chairman of its Remuneration Committee. She was formerly a partner in Bain & Company, the global strategy company. She is a non executive director of Great Universal Stores, Harveys Furnishings and Hilton. She began her career as a manager, corporate and investment banking, with Citibank, moving on to become a vice president at Wells Fargo Bank, and then a partner in financial services at PA Consulting. {{COVER FEATURE }}