Our leadership

 

Discover more about our Board and Senior Management team, who are responsible for guiding our strategy and operations.

Martin Scicluna

Martin Scicluna

Non-Executive Chairman
  • Chairman, BComCommittee memberships: Chairman of the Nomination Committee
  • Appointed to the Board: October 2008  
  • Independent: Yes, on appointment
  • Skills and experience: Chairman of RSA. Former Non-Executive Director and Chairman of Lloyds Banking Group Audit Committee. 34 years at Deloitte, including Chairman from 1995 to 2007. 
  • Current external commitments: Chairman of RSA plc, Non-Executive Director, Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of WorldPay
Toby Courtauld

Toby Courtauld

Chief Executive
  • Committee memberships: Chairman of the Executive Committee and Environmental Policy Committee
  • Appointed to the Board: April 2002
  • Independent: No
  • Skills and experience: Joined in April 2002 as Chief Executive after 11 years at MEPC. 
  • Current external commitments: Member of British Property Federation Board and Policy Committee, Director of The New West End Company, Non-Executive Director of Liv-Ex Limited, Member of Imperial College London Council
Nick Sanderson

Nick Sanderson

Finance Director
  • Committee memberships: Member of the Executive Committee
  • Appointed to the Board: July 2011
  • Independent: No
  • Skills and experience: Joined in July 2011 as Finance Director. Former Partner, Head of Real Estate Corporate Finance Advisory at Deloitte. This followed a decade’s real estate investment banking experience in the UK and Asia with Nomura, Lehman Brothers and UBS Investment Bank. 
  • Current external commitments: Member of the Finance Committee of the British Property Federation and the Reporting & Accounting Committee of EPRA
Charles Philipps

Charles Philipps

Senior Independent Director
  • Committee memberships: Member of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee
  • Appointed to the Board: April 2014
  • Independent: Yes
  • Skills and experience: Chief Executive Officer of MS Amlin. Former director of NatWest Markets. 
  • Current external commitments: Chief Executive Officer of MS Amlin plc and Executive Officer of its parent company Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance. Trustee of the Outward Bound Trust
Wendy Becker

Wendy Becker

Non-Executive Director
  • Committee memberships: Member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee
  • Appointed to the Board: February 2017
  • Independent: Yes
  • Skills and experience: Non-Executive Director of NHS England and Deputy Chair of Cancer Research UK. Former Non-Executive Director of Whitbread PLC, Chief Executive of Jack Wills Ltd and a partner of McKinsey & Company Inc.
  • Current external commitments: Non-Executive Director of NHS England, Deputy Chair of Cancer Research UK and Non-Executive Director of Logitech International S.A.
Nick Hampton

Nick Hampton

Non-Executive Director
  • Committee memberships: Chairman of the Audit Committee, member of the Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee
  • Appointed to the Board: October 2016
  • Independent: Yes
  • Skills and experience: Chief Financial Officer of Tate & Lyle, 20 years with PespiCo in a number of financial, commercial and operational roles. 
  • Current external commitments: Chief Financial Officer of Tate & Lyle

 

Richard Mully

Richard Mully

Non-Executive Director
  • Committee memberships: Member of the Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Nomination Committee
  • Appointed to the Board: December 2016
  • Independent: Yes
  • Skills and experience: Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Aberdeen Asset Management, Senior Independent Director of St Modwen Properties and member of the Supervisory Board of Alstria Office REIT-AG. Formerly founder and Managing Partner of Soros Real Estate Partners LLC and Senior Independent Director at ISG and Hansteen Holdings. 
  • Current external commitments: Non-Executive  Director at Aberdeen Asset Management, Senior Independent Director at St Modwen Properties and member of the Supervisory Board of Alstria Office REIT-AG
Jonathan Short

Jonathan Short

Non-Executive Director
  • Committee memberships: Chairman of the Remuneration Committee, member of the Audit Committee and Nomination Committee
  • Appointed to the Board: March 2007
  • Independent: Yes
  • Skills and experience: Founding Partner and Executive Chairman of Internos Global Investors LLP, a pan-European real estate investment management business. Former CEO of Pramerica's real estate private equity business and Non-Executive Director of Big Yellow Group. 
  • Current external commitments: Executive Chairman of Internos Global Investors LLP and Deputy Chairman of Annington Limited Group