The Board’s main roles are to approve and review the Group’s strategic objectives and to ensure that the necessary financial and other resources are made available to enable it to meet these objectives.
Specific responsibilities reserved to the Board include: setting Group strategy; reviewing operational and financial performance; approving certain land acquisitions; approving appointments to the Board; and approving policies relating to Directors’ remuneration.
Simon is a chartered accountant with extensive experience in investment banking and providing corporate finance and broking advice to growing companies. He has worked for a number of the world’s largest banks and has wide-ranging experience of both the international debt and equity markets.
He was Head of Corporate Finance and Head of mid and small caps teams at Credit Lyonnais Securities (now Credit Agricole), as well as head of Corporate Broking at Fairfax IS plc and Sanlam Securities.
Chief Executive Officer
Stephen has worked in the construction and housebuilding sector all of his working life and has extensive experience in the acquisition of large-scale development opportunities
He was the founding shareholder and Chief Executive of Country and Metropolitan plc, which floated on the main market of the London Stock Exchange in 1999, with a market capitalisation of £6.9m, until its disposal in 2005 to Gladedale Holdings plc for approximately £72m.
Group Finance Director
Nish is a chartered accountant and has more than 25 years’ experience in the property sector. He has broad professional knowledge and understanding of both listed and unlisted companies
He was Finance Director and Company Secretary of Country and Metropolitan plc, which floated on the main market of the London Stock Exchange in 1999, until its disposal in 2005 to Gladedale Holdings plc. .
Brian brings a wealth of sector expertise, having held senior management and Non-executive positions within the housing, social care and commercial sectors. He was Chief Executive at CityWest Homes, Moat Homes Ltd and at Metropolitan Housing Trust. In addition, Brian was previously a Non-executive Director at North Essex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
Carol is a former plc CEO with more than 35 years' experience in the fashion industry. She has extensive knowledge of design, manufacturing and supply to a wide-range of well known retailers. During her career, Carol has led a MBO on heritage menswear brand Wolsey, subsequently selling it to Matalan plc, delivering exceptional shareholder value
More recently, Carol was a Non-executive Director of Mattioli Woods plc and during her seven years on the Board, she advised on multiple acquisitions, as well as rapid growth strategies. She continues to work with the Senior Executive team as a mentor