• Nick co-founded ASOS.com in 2000. His career began in 1987 at the advertising agency Young and Rubicam. In 1991 he moved to Carat, the UK’s largest media planning and buying agency. In 1995 he co-founded Entertainment Marketing, a marketing services business. Nick was awarded an OBE in 2011 for his achievements in the world of fashion retailing.
    Nick was a patron of the Retail Trust for a number of years and is involved in EDP Trust, an educational charity in Ghana as well as his work with the ASOS Foundation. ASOS is all about fashion for twenty somethings, and as the company has grown, Nick has demonstrated his commitment to providing opportunities for young people through fashion and technology. Most recently he has been influential in launching the ASOS Foundation’s digital skills programme, and regularly speaks at events for start-up companies and small businesses. He continues to support the development of textile technology skills and businesses in the UK, to provide jobs for young people and boost the UK garment manufacturing industry. Nick is also an advocate of the Geared for Giving campaign, which seeks to increase the number of UK employers offering their employees the opportunity to donate to charity through their pay

Nick Robertson – Chairman & Trustee

  • Louise is a chartered member of the CIPD with a background in theatre and arts management that includes a number of years managing international touring theatre and dance companies, a period at the Arts Council and 7 years as director of a West End theatre marketing and advertising agency. She joined ASOS in 2004 as Head of HR and in 2008 launched the company’s corporate responsibility department and Fashion with Integrity strategy, incorporating Ethical Trade, sustainable sourcing and business, and community engagement. In 2009 Louise set up ASOS Foundation to support young people and communities in the UK, India and Kenya by developing essential skills, talents, jobs, infrastructure and new businesses. Louise has taken part in parliamentary enquiries on the charity sector – Growing Giving – and on young people and body confidence. She is also a member of the Equalities Minister’s advisory group on Positive Body Image.
    As a volunteer, Louise worked for 10 years on environmental and community projects in the parks and green spaces in North London, and has 9 years’ experience as a school governor. She is currently part of a team developing a community woodland on the outskirts of Bath, Somerset. In 2014 Louise was awarded Best Individual Contribution at the Institute of Fundraising Payroll Giving Excellence Awards.

Louise McCabe – Director & Trustee

  • Nick is a chartered accountant who qualified at KPMG, working in transaction services and within the strategic business management group. He joined Matalan in 1999 as Head of Finance and became Business Change and IT Director ahead of his appointment to the company’s retail board in 2003. In August 2005, Nick joined the board of Luminar entertainment group as Finance Director. Nick is a member of the EU eCommerce Task Force and the Future Fifty Programme Advisory Panel. He was appointed Chief Financial Officer of ASOS in April 2009 and recently became the company’s Chief Operating Officer. For the past few years, Nick has been a driving force behind ‘ASOS Active’, a group of colleagues who raise funds for the ASOS Foundation through sports challenges, including marathon running, cycling and team sports.

Nick Beighton – Director & Trustee

  • Jane Banks has worked in the not for profit sector for over 30 years, starting out in social housing management in 1984. Jane moved into Corporate Philanthropy when she joined the Corporate Services team at the Charities Aid Foundation where she was responsible for driving the management and delivery of community investment programmes of FTSE 350 companies.
    Currently Jane is working on the policy strategy for fundraising at the British Heart Foundation to ensure a sustainable and transparent fiscal environment for all fundraising activity. Jane has been voted into the Top 50 most influential fundraiser poll, in the UK, for the past two years, for her work specifically in relation to payroll giving policy.
    As someone passionate about empowering young people to be confident leaders, in their life and community, Jane also teaches mindfulness to primary school children in North London.
    Jane is delighted to be an active member of the ASOS Foundation Board as a keen advocate for young people to reach their full potential whatever their circumstances. The ASOS Foundation is helping to deliver this through the provision of education, training and job opportunities.

Jane Banks – Non Executive Director & Trustee

  • Fiona’s background is in learning and recruitment. It started with being a teacher in a north London secondary school and then went onto designing a retail business programme for UK schools to working in Sainsbury’s learning and development department to working on a project to employ the long term unemployed for Westfield Stratford on the site of the 2012 Olympics. She is now at London Business School supporting high achieving MBA students get their dream jobs in the global retail sector.
    Fiona is proud to take part in the work of the ASOS Foundation and wants to contribute her knowledge of having worked on strategic retail education projects with the wisdom and experience of having had operational roles and seeing how things work from a practical consumer viewpoint.

Fiona Stubbs – Non Executive Director & Trustee

  • Andrew Magowan is General Counsel & Company Secretary of ASOS, the AIM-listed global online fashion retailer. He has responsibility for risk and reputation management across ASOS, including the legal, corporate governance, risk management, compliance, internal audit and insurance functions, as well as Corporate Responsibility and The ASOS Foundation. Before joining ASOS in January 2012, Andrew was Global Operations Legal Director for oil and gas helicopter services provider Bristow Group and, prior to that, was General Counsel & Company Secretary for FTSE-listed Alpha Airports Group. He started as a corporate lawyer in the City with law firm Berwin Leighton Paisner for five years, before gaining his initial in-house experience with FTSE 100 multinational food processing and retailing company, Associated British Foods plc.

Andrew Magowan – Company Secretary