Our leadership

 

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

Richard Mully

Richard Mully

Non-Executive Chairman
  • Committee memberships: Chairman of the Nomination Committee and member of the Remuneration Committee.
  • Appointed to the Board: December 2016
  • Appointed as Chairman: February 2019
  • Independent: Yes
  • Skills and experience: Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Standard Life Aberdeen plc and Vice Chairman and member of the Supervisory Board of Alstria Office REIT-AG. Formerly founder and Managing Partner of Soros Real Estate Partners LLC, Senior Independent Director at ISG, Hansteen Holdings and St Modwen Properties.
  • Current external commitments: Non-Executive Director at Standard Life Aberdeen plc, Chairman of Arlington Business Parks Partnership Ltd and Vice Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Alstria Office REIT-AG.
Toby Courtauld

Toby Courtauld

Chief Executive
  • Committee memberships: Chairman of the Executive Committee and Sustainability 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 the Council of Imperial College, London.
Nick Sanderson

Nick Sanderson

Finance and Operations Director
  • Committee memberships: Member of the Executive Committee and Sustainability Committee. Chairman of the Health and Safety Committee.
  • Appointed to the Board: July 2011
  • Independent: No
  • Skills and experience: Joined the Group in July 2011 as Finance Director. Title changed to Finance and Operations Director in May 2019. Formerly Partner, Head of Real Estate Corporate Finance Advisory at Deloitte, following ten years of real estate investment banking experience in Europe and Asia with Nomura, Lehman Brothers and UBS Investment Bank.
  • Current external commitments: Member of the Reporting & Accounting Committee of EPRA.
Charles Philipps

Charles Philipps

Senior Independent Director
  • Committee memberships: Member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.
  • Appointed to the Board: April 2014
  • Independent: Yes
  • Skills and experience: Formerly Chief Executive Officer of MS Amlin plc. Former director of NatWest Markets. 
  • Current external commitments: Chairman 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: Former Non-Executive Director of Whitbread PLC and NHS England, Chief Executive of Jack Wills Ltd and a partner of McKinsey & Company Inc.
  • Current external commitments: Chairperson, Logitech International SA, and Non-Executive Director of Sony Corporation and Oxford University Press.
Nick Hampton

Nick Hampton

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

 

Alison Rose

Alison Rose

Non-Executive Director
  • Committee memberships: Member of the Audit Committee, Nomination Committee and Remuneration Committee.
  • Appointed to the Board: April 2018
  • Independent: Yes
  • Skills and experience: Deputy Chief Executive Officer and a Director of NatWest Holdings and Chief Executive Officer of Royal Bank of Scotland Commercial and Private Banking. Has also held a number of other banking and finance roles within Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest Markets.
  • Current external commitments: Deputy Chief Executive Officer and a Director of NatWest Holdings and Chief Executive Officer of Royal Bank of Scotland Commercial and Private Banking.

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