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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

John Strachan

67 2017 Non-Executive Chairman of the Board

E. Matthew Roberts

54 2019 Chief Executive, Executive Director

John Whittaker

75 2011 Non-Executive Non-Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board

Robert Allen

2019 Chief Financial Officer

Barbara Gibbes

2019 Director of Finance

Dushyant Sangar

2019 Chief Investment Officer

Hugh Ford

2003 General Counsel, Group Treasurer

Martin Breeden

2015 Development Director

Gordon McKinnon

2011 Operations Director

Trevor Pereira

2013 Digital and Commercial Director

Julian Wilkinson

2016 Asset Management Director

Susan Marsden

2000 Group Company Secretary

Ian Burke

62 2018 Non-Executive Director

Adele Anderson

2017 Senior Non-Executive Independent Director

Cheryl Millington

2019 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

John Strachan

Mr. John Strachan is Non-Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. John was Global Head of Retail Services and Chairman of the Retail Board at Cushman & Wakefield until 2015. John’s career commenced at Healey & Baker in 1972. John brings a wealth of experience from the retail property sector, an international perspective and extensive knowledge of the Spanish retail property market. He is known for his creative and entrepreneurial approach to developing new business opportunities. He is a fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

E. Matthew Roberts

Mr. E. Matthew G. Roberts is appointed as Chief Executive, Executive Director of the Company, effective April 29, 2019. He currently Chief Financial Officer, Executive Director of Intu Properties PLC. Matthew qualified as a chartered accountant in 1989 and was previously the Finance Director of Debenhams plc from 1996 to 2003, and Chief Financial Officer of Gala (subsequently Gala Coral Group) from 2004 to 2008. Matthew was part of the team which acquired The Trafford Centre, Manchester, in the UK’s largest ever single property transaction. He led the establishment of intu’s Secured Group Structure and further transactions which have raised over £5 billion of leverage. In January 2016 Matthew also assumed responsibility for intu’s centre-based operations.

John Whittaker

Mr. John Whittaker is Non-Executive Non-Independent Deputy Chairman of the Board of Intu Properties PLC. John is the Chairman of the Peel Group which he founded in 1971 and developed into a leading UK infrastructure, transport and real estate enterprise. John is a highly regarded real estate investor, and has overseen the growth of the Peel Group across many sectors such as land, real estate, ports, airports, renewable energy and media. John is an experienced property developer and business leader, illustrated by projects such as The Trafford Centre, MediacityUK and Liverpool2. His appointment to the Board followed the acquisition by intu of The Trafford Centre from the Peel Group.

Robert Allen

Mr. Robert Allen has been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Company effective 10 June 2019. He served as Group Chief Financial Officer of Crest Nicholson Plc for two years until 2018. From 1998 to 2016, he held a number of senior finance roles at British American Tobacco Plc including Regional Finance Controller EEMEA from 2012 to 2016 and Head of Corporate Finance and Group Treasurer from 2009 to 2012. He commenced his career at Coopers & Lybrand in 1993 until 1996 and carried out a corporate finance M&A role at Charterhouse Bank from 1996 to 1998. Robert is a qualified chartered accountant.

Barbara Gibbes

Ms. Barbara Gibbes is re-designated as Director of Finance of the Company effect from 10 June 2019. She is currently Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective April 29, 2019. She joined the Group as Director of Finance in January 2017 from Domino’s Pizza Group Plc where she was Group Financial Controller. Previously she held other senior finance roles and was a Director at Deloitte. She qualified as a chartered accountant in 2000.

Dushyant Sangar

Mr. Dushyant Oliver Sangar, Jr. is Chief Investment Officer the Company. He joined the Group in 2010 and appointed Corporate Development Director in 2014. He has been closely involved in all of the Group’s major acquisitions in the UK and Spain. He previously worked for MGPA, a real estate private equity investment advisory business and for UBS. He is a Non-Executive Director of Prozone Intu Properties Limited.

Hugh Ford

Mr. Hugh Ford is an General Counsel, Group Treasurer of the Company. He Joined the Group as General Counsel in 2003. Appointed General Counsel & Group Treasurer in April 2015. Previously he was General Manager Legal at Virgin Atlantic Airways, and before that a commercial lawyer with British Airways plc. He qualified as a solicitor in 1992 with Freshfields.

Martin Breeden

Mr. Martin Breeden is an Development Director of the Company. He Joined the Group in 2002 and was appointed Group Development Director in January 2016. Martin has direct responsibility for intu’s development programme across the UK and intu’s Spanish business. Martin has over 25 years’ experience in the retail property industry. He is a fellow of the RICS and a member of the advisory panel of Revo.

Gordon McKinnon

Mr. Gordon McKinnon is an Operations Director of the Company. He joined the Group as Operations Director, CSC Trafford in January 2011 and became a Regional Centre Director in January 2013, before taking on the role of Operations Director of intu in November 2013. He spent 20 years in various roles with Marks & Spencer before taking up an assignment with Manchester Millennium Limited, the task force rebuilding Manchester city centre following the 1996 IRA bomb. He was appointed Director of Operations at The Trafford Centre in 2004.

Trevor Pereira

Mr. Trevor Pereira is an Digital and Commercial Director of Intu Properties PLC. He joined the Group in 2007 as Commercial Director. He was subsequently appointed Group Digital and Commercial Director, responsible for digital activities, commercialisation, marketing and customer experience. He previously worked for airport group BAA plc for 21 years, latterly as Retail and Commercial Director for Heathrow Airport.

Julian Wilkinson

Mr. Julian Wilkinson is an Asset Management Director of the Company. He joined the Group in 2011 and was appointed Asset Management Director in January 2016. Julian has responsibility for optimising the performance of intu’s shopping centres. He has held similar positions at director level over the last 25 years on behalf of both retailers and landlords and is a fellow of the RICS.

Susan Marsden

Ms. Susan Marsden is an Group Company Secretary of Intu Properties PLC. She joined the Group as Company Secretary in 2000. A fellow of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, Susan began her career at the London Stock Exchange, and was Company Secretary of two FTSE real estate sector companies before joining intu.

Ian Burke

Mr. Ian Burke is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Ian Burke's background is predominantly in the leisure and retail sectors. He is currently non-executive chairman of Rank Group plc, Findel plc and VetPartners Holdings Ltd. He is a member of the Board of Governors of Birmingham City University. He was chief executive of Rank Group from 2006 to 2011, reshaping the Rank Group from a diversified leisure group into a focused gaming group. He was previously chief executive of Holmes Place Heath Clubs from 2003 to 2006 and prior to that, chief executive of Thistle Hotels plc from 1998 to 2003. He began his career in 1978 at Lever Bros. He has a degree in Mathematics from Imperial College, an MSc from the London Business School and is a qualified ACMA.

Adele Anderson

Ms. Adele Anderson is no longer a Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company effective 25 October 2019. Adèle commenced her career at KPMG where she became a partner and held senior roles including Chief Financial Officer. She is currently Audit Committee Chairman at easyJet plc and Spire Healthcare Group plc and an Audit Committee member at the Wellcome Trust. Adèle graduated from Kent University and is a qualified ACA. She has gained extensive financial and significant Audit Committee experience throughout her career.

Cheryl Millington

Ms. Cheryl Millington is appointed as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Cheryl has held a number of senior digital and technology leadership roles across a variety of sectors, including retail and financial services, most recently as Chief Digital Officer at Travis Perkins Plc where she was responsible for designing and implementing the digital strategy across the group. Prior to that, Cheryl was Chief Digital Officer and a member of the Executive Board at Waitrose Ltd and Chief Information and Data Officer at Asda Stores Ltd. She has previously held senior management roles at HBOS plc, Innogy plc and National Power plc. She is currently a non-executive director of Equiniti Group plc and Atom Bank plc. Previously Cheryl served as a non-executive director of National Savings and Investments.