People: Land Securities Group PLC (LAND.L)

LAND.L on London Stock Exchange

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Alison Carnwath

61 2008 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

Robert Noel

50 2012 Group Chief Executive, Executive Director

Martin Greenslade

49 2005 Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director

Adrian de Souza

43 2010 Group General Counsel, Company Secretary

Colette O'Shea

46 2013 Managing Director - London Portfolio

Scott Parsons

44 2013 Managing Director - Retail Portfolio

Diana Breeze

46 2013 Group Human Resources Director

Christopher Bartram

65 2010 Independent Non-Executive Director

Edward Carter

53 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Cressida Hogg

44 2014 Independent Non-Executive Director

Kevin O'Byrne

49 2012 Senior Independent Non-Executive Independent Director

Simon Palley

56 2010 Non-Executive Independent Director

Stacey Rauch

56 2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Edward Thacker

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Biographies

Name Description

Alison Carnwath

Ms. Alison J. Carnwath is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of Land Securities Group Plc. She was appointed to the Board as a Non-executive Director in September 2004 and became Chairman in November 2008. She worked in investment banking and corporate finance for 20 years, before pursuing a portfolio career. During her banking career, she became the first female Director of J. Henry Schroder Wagg & Co. Dame Alison was also a Senior Partner at Phoenix Securities and a Managing Director at Donaldson, Lufkin & Jenrette. Subsequently she served as a non-executive director of Friends Provident plc, Gallaher Group plc, Glas Cymru Cyfyngedig (Welsh Water), Barclays plc and Man Group plc. Dame Alison is currently chairman of Isis Equity Partners, a UK private equity business, a non-executive director at Zurich Insurance Group Ltd, Paccar Inc, a Fortune 500 company and a senior advisor at Evercore Partners. She has recently joined the supervisory board of the Frankfurt listed German chemicals company, BASF and is a trustee of The British Library Trust. Dame Alison undertakes a variety of mentoring activities in the UK and overseas. She was appointed a Dame in the 2014 New Year Honours for her services to business. She has over 30 years’ international finance, investment banking and board experience. Having held board positions at leading international companies in both executive and non-executive capacities across industries and sectors in the UK and overseas, she brings substantial financial, strategic and leadership experience.

Robert Noel

Mr. Robert M. Noel is Group Chief Executive, Executive Director of Land Securities Group PLC. He was appointed to the Board in January 2010 as Managing Director, London Portfolio and became Chief Executive on 1 April 2012. A chartered surveyor and graduate of the University of Reading, Robert was previously Property Director at Great Portland Estates plc between August 2002 and September 2009. Prior to that, he was a director at property services group Nelson Bakewell. Robert is a trustee of the property industry charity, LandAid. Previously he has been a director of the New West End Company, the central London Business Improvement District and Chairman of the Westminster Property Association. Robert has nearly 30 years’ experience in a number of sectors within the property market. He has extensive knowledge of the London commercial property market in particular. He has significant executive leadership experience across property sectors and has substantial listed company experience at Board level.

Martin Greenslade

Mr. Martin F. Greenslade is Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Land Securities Group Plc. He joined the Group as Chief Financial Officer in September 2005. A chartered accountant, having trained with Coopers & Lybrand, Martin was previously Group Finance Director of Alvis plc. He also worked in corporate finance having served as a member of the executive committee of Nordea’s investment banking division and Managing Director of its UK business. Martin is a trustee of International Justice Mission UK. He brings wide-ranging financial experience from the property, engineering and financial sectors in the UK and overseas. He has significant listed company experience at Board level. He has oversight of the finance, tax, treasury, insurance, information technology and accounting teams at Land Securities and brings extensive financial expertise to the Group including in relation to corporate financing and investment arrangements.

Adrian de Souza

Mr. Adrian de Souza is Group General Counsel and Company Secretary of Land Securities Group PLC. Adrian joined Land Securities in 2010 as the Company’s first Group General Counsel and Company Secretary. He is a solicitor and has 20 years of legal, compliance and commercial experience across a number of different sectors. He joined Land Securities from the leading international brewer, SABMiller plc. During his seven years with that company, Adrian held a number of Senior Counsel roles before becoming head of legal for SABMiller’s European business. Prior to that, Adrian worked in private practice at Clifford Chance LLP, where he specialised in corporate finance and mergers and acquisitions. He leads the legal and company secretarial teams at Land Securities and is responsible for legal, compliance and governance activity across the Group. He provides advice and support to the Board and its Committees and holds the Group’s relationships with its external law firms and investor and shareholder bodies. Adrian is a member of the executive committee of the GC100, the Association of General Counsel and Company Secretaries of FTSE 100 companies.

Colette O'Shea

Ms. Colette O'Shea is Managing Director - London Portfolio of Land Securities Group PLC. She joined Land Securities in 2003 and rose to the position of Head of Development, London Portfolio before being appointed Managing Director in April 2014. She has over 20 years’ property experience in London with 11 years’ experience in senior executive positions at Land Securities. In her new role, Colette has responsibility for Land Securities’ £6.4 billion London Portfolio. The portfolio comprises 8 million sq ft of London offices, leisure, retail and residential property both in development and asset management. She has most recently led the Land Securities development team through the Group’s major London developments including those at One New Change, 62 Buckingham Gate, 20 Fenchurch Street and at Nova, Victoria. Colette is President Elect of the British Council for Offices and a non-executive director of Genesis Housing Association.

Scott Parsons

Mr. Scott Parsons serves as Managing Director - Retail Portfolio of Land Securities Group PLC. Scott re-joined Land Securities in 2010 and was Head of Property, London Portfolio before being appointed as Managing Director in April 2014. Previous roles include three years as Managing Partner for Brookfield Asset Management, where he led their European business, more than ten years at GE Capital Real Estate, latterly as Head of Business Development, and three years as Business Development Director at Land Securities. As Managing Director, his role encompasses responsibility for Land Securities’ £5.5 billion portfolio of shopping centres, retail parks and leisure properties throughout the UK. The portfolio comprises approximately 18 million sq ft of accommodation. Prior to his current role, Scott was Head of Property for Land Securities’ London Portfolio, leading the investment, asset and property management teams for the Group’s office and retail space in Central London. Scott sits on the Strategic Board of the New West End Company and was previously Vice President of the City Property Association.

Diana Breeze

Ms. Diana Breeze is Group Human Resources Director of Land Securities Group PLC. She joined Land Securities in June 2013 as Group Human Resources Director. Diana has over 20 years’ HR and organisational consulting experience, and she has previously held a number of senior HR roles at J Sainsbury plc, where she led many peoplefocused change initiatives. Prior to this, she was a senior manager in the Human Capital practice at Accenture. In her current role she has end-to-end responsibility for the articulation and delivery of a clear people strategy for Land Securities, including talent, reward, organisational design and engagement. Since joining Land Securities, Diana has worked closely with the Chief Executive to determine the most appropriate organisational structure for Land Securities, and appoint and embed the new Executive team. She has also been responsible for introducing a new approach to talent and leadership development. Diana is also a member of the International Advisory Board for Executive Education at the Saïd Business School, University of Oxford.

Christopher Bartram

Mr. Christopher J. Bartram is Independent Non-Executive Director of Land Securities Group PLC. He was appointed to the Board as a Non-executive Director in August 2009. is a chartered surveyor and Chairman of Orchard Street Investment Management LLP, a specialist UK commercial property investment manager. He is also a non-executive director of The Crown Estate and a Wilkins Fellow of Downing College, University of Cambridge. He has previously served as Managing Director of Haslemere NV, Chairman of Jones Lang Wooton Fund Management, President of the British Property Federation and Chairman of the Bank of England Property Forum. A property investment specialist, Chris has many years’ experience in the commercial property industry in the UK and abroad, working through a number of property market cycles. He has substantial knowledge of property finance and investment in particular and of the wider property market.

Edward Carter

Mr. Edward Bonham Carter has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Land Securities Group PLC., effective January 1, 2014. He was appointed Group Chief Executive of Jupiter Fund Management plc in June 2007 and became Vice Chairman in March 2014. Edward joined Jupiter in 1994 as a UK fund manager after working at Schroders between 1982 and 1986 and Electra Investment Trust between 1986 and 1994. He held the role of Chief Investment Officer from 1999 to 2010. He led the company through a management buy-out from previous owners Commerzbank in 2007, and oversaw the firm’s listing on the London Stock Exchange in 2010. Edward has substantial executive management and listed company experience. He has held senior leadership positions at Jupiter, having been both Chief Investment Officer and Chief Executive respectively. He has particular expertise in active fund management and many years of experience in investment markets.

Cressida Hogg

Ms. Cressida M. Hogg has been appointed as Independent Non-Executive Director of Land Securities Group PLC., effective January 1, 2014. Until recently, Cressida was with 3i Group plc having joined them in 1995 from JPMorgan. She co-founded 3i’s infrastructure business in 2005 becoming managing partner in 2009. Whilst managing partner, 3i’s infrastructure team acted as Investment Adviser to 3i Infrastructure plc, a FTSE 250 investment company. Cressida advised on all of 3i Infrastructure’s transactions since its flotation in 2007. She has recently been appointed to lead the infrastructure investment programme of a major Canadian pension fund. Cressida was a member of the advisory board for Infrastructure UK, the UK government’s unit of HM Treasury that works on the UK’s long-term infrastructure priorities and was made a CBE in 2014 New Year Honours. She brings extensive finance and private equity knowledge together with senior executive and management experience. She has particular awareness of significant UK and overseas infrastructure projects, asset acquisitions and investment oversight.

Kevin O'Byrne

Mr. Kevin O'Byrne is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Land Securities Group Plc, with effect from 1 April 2012. He was appointed to the Board as a Non-executive Director in April 2008 and was appointed Senior Independent Director in April 2012. He is a chartered accountant who trained with Arthur Andersen. He has held several senior finance positions and had been the Group Finance Director of Kingfisher plc since 2008 until his appointment to a key international role as CEO of the B&Q and Koçtas businesses in China, Turkey, Germany and the UK in 2012. He assumed direct leadership of B&Q UK & Ireland in October 2013, and is Deputy Chairman of Kingfisher’s joint venture in Turkey, Koçtas. His previous roles include Group Finance Director of Dixons Retail plc, and European Finance Director for The Quaker Oats Company. Kevin brings extensive knowledge and experience of UK and international retail and of managing a multi-jurisdictional business. He has significant recent and relevant financial experience gained from a number of CFO positions.

Simon Palley

Mr. Simon Palley is Non-Executive Independent Director of Land Securities Group PLC., with effect from August 1, 2010. He was appointed to the Board as a Non-executive Director in August 2010. A senior figure within the private equity industry, and a Trustee of the University of Pennsylvania and The Tate Foundation. Simon has had a successful and broad ranging career in investment banking, consulting and private equity. He started his career at Chase Manhattan before moving to Bain & Company. He left there in 1988 to join Bankers Trust as a Vice President, then in 1990 joined BC Partners, a private equity firm where he stayed for 17 years, rising to Managing Partner. Simon then became Chairman of the private equity firm Centerbridge Partners Europe, a post that he held until 2013. He is an MBA graduate of The Wharton School, Pennsylvania.

Stacey Rauch

Ms. Stacey Rauch is Non-Executive Independent Director of Land Securities Group PLC., with effect from January 1, 2012. She joined the Board as a Non-executive Director in January 2012. Stacey is a Director Emeritus of McKinsey & Company where she served clients in the US and internationally for 24 years. Whilst there she co-founded the New Jersey office and was the first woman to be appointed as an industry practice leader. She was a leader in the firm’s Retail and Consumer Goods Practices, served as the head of the North American Retail and Apparel Practice and acted as the Global Retail Practice Convener. She retired from McKinsey & Company in September 2010 and has pursued a portfolio career. Stacey is currently a non-executive director of Ann Inc, (an American listed women’s speciality apparel retailer) and the Fiesta Restaurant Group which is listed on NASDAQ. A retail specialist with many years’ experience of the sector in the US and internationally, her career with McKinsey saw her consult to a wide range of retailers, apparel wholesalers and consumer goods manufacturers. She brings extensive international retail, and consumer goods industry experience and insights. She also brings knowledge of the leisure and grocery sectors to the Board.

Edward Thacker

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