Open main menu

Tristia Adele Harrison (nee Clarke, born February 1973)[1] is a British businesswoman, the CEO of TalkTalk Group since May 2017.[2][3]

Tristia Harrison
Tristia Adele Clarke

February 1973 (age 46)
ResidenceLondon, England
EducationWatford Grammar School for Girls
St Albans High School for Girls
University of Kent
TitleCEO, TalkTalk Group
TermMay 2017-
PredecessorDido Harding
Spouse(s)Andrew Harrison
Children2 sons

Early lifeEdit

She was born Tristia Clarke,[4] and grew up in Radlet.[citation needed] She was educated at Watford Grammar School for Girls and St Albans High School for Girls.[5] She studied history at the University of Kent, Canterbury.[5]


Harrison Joined TalkTalk in 2010.[6] She was marketing director of Carphone Warehouse, and managing director of TalkTalk Consumer from 2014, before becoming CEO of TalkTalk Group.[7][4] She has been a director since 2014.[8] Harrison is a trustee of Comic Relief and the national charity Ambitious about Autism.[8]

Personal lifeEdit

She is married to Andrew Harrison, CEO of Carphone Warehouse.[9] They have two sons, and live in west London.[10]


  1. ^ "Tristia Adele HARRISON - Personal Appointments (free information from Companies House)". Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  2. ^ Tristia Harrison. "Tristia Harrison, Talktalk Telecom Group PLC: Profile & Biography". Bloomberg. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  3. ^ "Charles Dunstone to Retake Control of TalkTalk". Comms Business. 1 May 2017. Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  4. ^ a b Oakes, Omar (1 February 2017). "TalkTalk appoints former marketer Tristia Harrison as to replace Dido Harding". Campaign. Retrieved 3 October 2019.
  5. ^ a b Ralph, Alex (23 March 2019). "Talktalk boss aims to keep it simple as telecoms business returns to roots". The Times. Retrieved 3 October 2019.
  6. ^ Robin Pagnaementa, Deputy Business Editor (2 February 2017). "Familiar face is first choice to talk the talk | Business | The Times & The Sunday Times". Retrieved 23 May 2017.CS1 maint: extra text: authors list (link)
  7. ^ Omar Oakes. "TalkTalk appoints former marketer Tristia Harrison as to replace Dido Harding". Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  8. ^ a b Talent4Boards Team (3 June 2014). "TalkTalk Telecom Group appoints Tristia Harrison and Charles Bligh to Board as Executive Directors". Retrieved 23 May 2017.
  9. ^ Meddings, Sarah (2 February 2017). "The dramatic reshuffle at top of two of Britain's biggest firms: Billionaire takes back control of TalkTalk and former BT boss goes to DixonsCarphone". This is Money. Retrieved 3 October 2019.
  10. ^ Wray, Richard (4 April 2008). "From factory floor to Warehouse leader". The Guardian. Retrieved 9 October 2019.