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Great Portland Estates PLC (GPOR.L)

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21 Sep 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Martin Scicluna

67 2009 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Toby Courtauld

50 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Nick Sanderson

45 2017 Finance Director, Executive Director

Stephen Burrows

2017 Director of Financial Reporting and Investor Relations

Janine Cole

2014 Head of Sustainability

Kirsty Davie

2013 Head of Investment Analysis and Management

Helen Hare

2017 Head of Project Management

Sally Learoyd

2015 Head of Human Resources

Martin Leighton

2017 Director of Corporate Finance

Robin Matthews

2016 Investment Director

Steven Mew

2016 Portfolio Director

Hugh Morgan

2017 Director of Investment Management

James Pellatt

2017 Director of Workplace and Innovation

Andrew White

2016 Development Director

Marc Wilder

2016 Leasing Director

Desna Martin

Company Secretary

Wendy Becker

52 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nick Hampton

51 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Richard Mully

56 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Charles Philipps

59 2017 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Alison Rose

48 2018 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Martin Scicluna

Mr. Martin A. Scicluna is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Chairman of RSA. Former Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of WorldPay. Formerly Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Lloyds Banking Group following 34 years at Deloitte, including Chairman from 1995 to 2007.

Toby Courtauld

Mr. Toby Courtauld MA, MRICS, is Chief Executive, Executive Director of Great Portland Estates P L C. Joined the Group in April 2002 as Chief Executive. Previously with the property company MEPC for 11 years, he gained broad experience ranging from portfolio management through to corporate transactions and general management as a member of the Group Executive Committee. Past President of British Property Federation.

Nick Sanderson

Mr. Nick Sanderson BA (Hons), ACA, is Finance Director, Executive Director of Great Portland Estates P L C. Joined the Group in July 2011 as Finance Director. 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.

Stephen Burrows

Mr. Stephen Burrows is Director of Financial Reporting and Investor Relations of the Company. Joined the Group in September 2003 as Financial Accountant and appointed Head of Financial Reporting and Investor Relations in 2011. Promoted to Director in 2017. Formerly an Audit Manager in Ernst & Young’s Real Estate Group and previously with the National Audit Office. Responsible for financial reporting, forecasting and investor relations across the Group.

Janine Cole

Ms. Janine Cole is Head of Sustainability of the Company. She Joined the Group in November 1998 as Health and Safety Administrator. Promoted to Safety, Health and Environmental Manager in 2002 and appointed Head of Sustainability in 2011. Formerly a Professional Services Administrator with National Britannia. Responsible for environment and health and safety management across the Group. A member of the British Property Federation Sustainability Committee.

Kirsty Davie

Ms. Kirsty Davie is Head of Investment Analysis and Management of the Company. Joined the Group in February 2013 as Head of Investment Analysis and Management Information. Formerly Head of Corporate Development at Lonrho Plc. Previously with Deloitte Corporate Finance. Responsible for Group forecasting, management information and financial appraisal of investments and developments.

Helen Hare

Ms. Helen Hare is Head of Project Management of the Company. Joined the Group in August 2007 as Project Manager. Appointed as Head of Project Management in 2017. Formerly a Director of Brixton Estates and Commercial Manager at Bucknall Austin. Responsible for setting procurement strategy and ensuring capital expenditure on all projects is completed in accordance with individual asset business plans across the Group.

Sally Learoyd

Ms. Sally Learoyd is Head of Human Resources of Great Portland Estates P L C. Formerly HR Director for King & Wood Mallesons and previously with Hammerson. Responsible for human resource management and development across the Group.

Martin Leighton

Mr. Martin Leighton is Director of Corporate Finance of the Company. Joined the Group in January 2003 as Corporate Finance Manager and appointed Head of Corporate Finance in 2011. Promoted to Director in 2017. Formerly a Corporate Finance Assistant Director with Ernst & Young. Responsible for the day-to-day management of all tax affairs, transaction structuring, raising debt finance and interest rate risk management across the Group.

Robin Matthews

Mr. Robin Matthews is an Investment Director of the Company. Joined the Group in September 2016 as Investment Director and a member of the Executive Committee. Former Property Director at Moorfield Group and previously with London & Capital Group and Colliers International. Responsible for overseeing the Group’s new investment activities.

Steven Mew

Mr. Steven Mew is Portfolio Director of the Company. Joined the Group in October 2016 as Portfolio Director and a member of the Executive Committee. Formerly Director at McKay Securities. Previously with Gooch Webster. Responsible for driving the performance of the Group’s investment portfolio.

Hugh Morgan

Mr. Hugh Morgan is Director of Investment Management of the Company. Joined the Group in September 2007 as Investment Manager and appointed Head of Investment Management in 2010. Formerly a Director with Savills and previously with Nelson Bakewell. Responsible for generating and executing asset strategies for existing assets within the Group’s portfolio including hold/sell decisions.

James Pellatt

Mr. James Pellatt is Director of Workplace and Innovation of the Company. Joined the Group in March 2011 as Head of Projects. Promoted to Director of Workplace and Innovation in 2017. Formerly a Senior Director with Tishman Speyer and previously with More London Development and EC Harris. Responsible for overseeing the Group’s design forums and workplace innovation.

Andrew White

Mr. Andrew White is Development Director of Great Portland Estates PLC. Joined the Group in March 2013 as Head of Development. Appointed to the Executive Committee in July 2015 as Development Director. Formerly a Divisional Director at Kier Property and previously with BAA Lynton and Development Securities. Responsible for the total return of the development portfolio including the successful delivery of all development projects across the Group. A member of the Group’s Executive Committee, the GHS Limited Partnership Operational Committee and a Director of the Great Victoria Partnership.

Marc Wilder

Mr. Marc Wilder is Leasing Director of Great Portland Estates PLC. Joined the Group in June 2005 as Leasing Manager and appointed Head of Leasing in 2009. Formerly Head of Leasing at Benchmark plc, and previously with Threadneedle Asset Management and Hemingway Properties Limited. Responsible for leasing across the Group’s investment portfolio and development programme.

Desna Martin

Ms. Desna Martin is Company Secretary of Great Portland Estates P L C. Joined the Group as Company Secretary in October 1998. Formerly an Audit Senior Manager with Ernst & Young. Responsible for corporate governance and human resources across the Group. Company Secretary for all joint venture companies.

Wendy Becker

Ms. Wendy Becker is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. 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.

Nick Hampton

Mr. Nick Hampton is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Chief Executive Officer (previously Chief Financial Officer) of Tate & Lyle, 20 years with PespiCo in a number of financial, commercial and operational roles.

Richard Mully

Mr. Richard Stephen Mully is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee of Standard Life Aberdeen 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.

Charles Philipps

Mr. Charles E. L. Philipps is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Great Portland Estates P l c. He is Chief Executive Officer of Amlin plc since 1999, has also previously worked for NatWest Markets. Chief Executive Officer of Amlin plc, Trustee of the Outward Bound Trust and Director of Outward Bound Oman UK.

Alison Rose

Ms. Alison Rose is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Chief Executive 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.