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Great Portland Estates PLC (GPOR.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Martin Scicluna

66 2009 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

Toby Courtauld

49 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Nick Sanderson

44 2017 Finance Director, Executive Director

Stephen Burrows

2014 Head of Financial Reporting and IR

Janine Cole

2014 Head of Sustainability

Sally Learoyd

2015 Head of Human Resources

Martin Leighton

2014 Head of Corporate Finance

Robin Matthews

2016 Investment Director

Steven Mew

2016 Portfolio Director

James Mitchell

2014 Head of Asset Management

Richard Moran

66 2015 Head of Information Technology

Hugh Morgan

2014 Head of Investments Management

James Pellatt

2014 Head of Projects

Andrew White

2016 Development Director

Marc Wilder

2016 Leasing Director

Desna Martin

Company Secretary

Wendy Becker

51 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Nick Hampton

49 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Richard Mully

56 2016 Non-Executive Independent Director

Charles Philipps

58 2017 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Jonathan Short

55 2007 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Martin Scicluna

Mr. Martin A. Scicluna is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of Great Portland Estates P l c. He was appointed to the Board on 1 October 2008. He has been the Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee of Lloyds Banking Group and previously Chairman of Deloitte 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

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. Member of the 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.

Nick Sanderson

Mr. Nick Sanderson BA (Hons), ACA, is Finance Director, Executive Director of Great Portland Estates P L C. 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. Member of the Finance Committee of the British Property Federation, Member of the Reporting & Accounting Committee of EPRA.

Stephen Burrows

Mr. Stephen Burrows is Head of Financial Reporting and IR in Great Portland Estates P L C. Joined the Group in September 2003 as Financial Accountant and appointed Head of Financial Reporting and Investor Relations in 2011. Formerly an Audit Manager in Ernst and Young’s Real Estate Group and previously with the National Audit Office. Responsible for financial reporting, forecasting and investor relations across the Group. A member of the British Property Federation Technical Accounting Group and the EPRA IR Committee.

Janine Cole

Ms. Janine Cole is Head of Sustainability of Great Portland Estates P l c. 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.

Sally Learoyd

Ms. Sally Learoyd is Head of Human Resources of Great Portland Estates P L C. She is 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 Head of Corporate Finanace in Great Portland Estates P L C. He Joined the Group in January 2003 as Corporate Finance Manager and appointed Head of Corporate Finance in 2011. 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 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. Former Director at McKay Securities. Previously with Gooch Webster. Responsible for driving the performance of the Group’s Investment portfolio. A member of the Group’s Executive Committee and a Director of the Great Ropemaker Partnership.

James Mitchell

Mr. James Mitchell is Head of Asset Management of Great Portland Estates P L C. Joined the Group in November 2003 as Asset Manager and appointed Head of Asset Management in 2005. Formerly an Associate with Cushman & Wakefield, and previously with MEPC and Weatherall, Smith & Green. Responsible for the net income return of the portfolio across the Group. A member of the British Property Federation Commercial Committee.

Richard Moran

Mr. Richard A. Moran is a Head of Information Technology of Great Portland Estates P L C. He Joined the Group in January 2000 as IT Manager and appointed Head of Information Technology in 2015. Experience and responsibilities: Formerly IT Manager for Dalau Ltd. Responsible for operational and strategic aspects of technology across the Group.

Hugh Morgan

Mr. Hugh Morgan is Head of Investments Management of Great Portland Estates P L C. 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. A member of the GHS Limited Partnership Operational Committee and a Director of the Great Wigmore Partnership.

James Pellatt

Mr. James Pellatt is Head of Projects in Great Portland Estates P L C. He Joined the Group in March 2011 as Head of Projects. Formerly a Senior Director with Tishman Speyer and previously with More London Development and EC Harris. Responsible for setting procurement strategy and ensuring capital expenditure on all projects is completed in accordance with individual asset business plans across the Group. A director of The Great Star Partnership.

Andrew White

Mr. Andrew White is Development Director in 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. He 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. She sJoined 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. Non-Executive Director of NHS England and Deputy Chair of Cancer Research UK.

Nick Hampton

Mr. Nick Hampton is Non-Executive Independent Director of Great Portland Estates P L C. Mr Hampton, Chief Financial Officer of Tate & Lyle PLC since 2014, was previously with PepsiCo Inc for 20 years in a number of financial and operational roles.

Richard Mully

Mr. Richard Stephen Mully is an Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He is 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, was previously Senior Independent Director at both ISG and Hansteen Holdings.

Charles Philipps

Mr. Charles E. L. Philipps is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of Great Portland Estates P l c. Mr Philipps 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.

Jonathan Short

Mr. Jonathan Short is Non-Executive Independent Director of Great Portland Estates P L C. Founding Partner of Internos Global Investors LLP, a pan-European real estate investment management business. Previously CEO of Pramerica’s real estate private equity business following 16 years in investment banking at Lazard, Barings and SG Warburg. Formerly a Non-Executive Director of Big Yellow Group plc, Executive Chairman of Internos Global Investors LLP, Independent Director to the Grosvenor Shopping Centre Fund. Current external commitments: Executive Chairman of Internos Global Investors LLP, Independent Director to the Grosvenor Shopping Centre Fund, Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee of Gatehouse Bank.