Taylor Wimpey plc Board of Directors

The Board oversees the risk and control framework of the Group and the Chief Executive is responsible for implementing any necessary improvements with the support of the GMT.

For more information about our Board of Directors and Corporate Governance please see our latest Annual Report and Accounts.

Kevin Beeston

Keving Beeston

Chairman

Appointed as a Director and to the post of Chairman in July 2010, Kevin chairs the Nomination Committee and is a member of the Remuneration Committee. He is Chairman of Equiniti Group plc and is a non executive director of Severn Trent plc and The Football Association Premier League Limited. He was formerly Chairman of Domestic & General Limited, Serco Group plc and a non executive director of IMI plc.

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Pete Redfern

Pete R

Chief Executive

Appointed as a Director and to the post of Chief Executive in July 2007. Pete was previously Group Chief Executive of George Wimpey Plc and, before that, successively held the posts of Finance Director and Chief Executive of George Wimpey’s UK Housing business. He is a non executive director and member of the remuneration committee of Travis Perkins plc, a Trustee of the homelessness charity Crisis and a member of the board of the Home Builders Federation.

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Ryan Mangold

Ryan Mangold

Group Finance Director

Appointed as a Director and to the post of Group Finance Director in November 2010, Ryan previously held the post of Group Financial Controller. Before joining Taylor Wimpey, Ryan was Group Financial Controller of Mondi Group for five years, prior to which he held a number of senior finance roles with the Anglo American plc group of companies.

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James Jordan

James Jordan

Group Legal Director and Company Secretary

Appointed Group Legal Director and Company Secretary in July 2011, James, a solicitor, was previously Group Company Secretary and General Counsel of George Wimpey Plc from February 2002 until July 2007, when he was appointed to the same position with Taylor Wimpey plc. Before joining the Group, James held senior legal and company secretary roles in industry which included positions with The Rugby Group Plc and English China Clays Plc.

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Dame Kate Barker DBE

Kate Barker

Independent Non Executive Director

Appointed as a Non Executive Director in April 2011, Kate is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees. She is a business economist and is a Trustee Director and Chairman of the British Coal Superannuation Scheme; and a non executive director of the Yorkshire Building Society. Previously, Kate was a member of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) from 2001 until May 2010. During this period, Kate also led two major policy reviews for Government, on housing supply and on land use planning. Before joining the MPC, she was Chief Economic Adviser at the CBI. Kate was awarded a CBE in 2005 for services to social housing and a DBE in 2014 for services to the economy.

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Baroness Ford of Cunninghame

Baroness Ford for website

Independent Non Executive Director

Appointed as a Non Executive Director on 25 April 2013, Margaret is a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees. She is Chairman of STV Group plc and Grainger Group plc and a non executive director of SEGRO plc. She is an Honorary Professor of Real Estate at Glasgow University and an Honorary Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors. Margaret formerly chaired the Olympic Park Legacy Company; English Partnerships; Barchester Healthcare Limited; and May Gurney Integrated Services Plc. Prior to these appointments, Margaret had a long career in management consulting with Price Waterhouse and then Eglinton Management Centre, which she founded.

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Mike Hussey

Mike Hussey

Independent Non Executive Director

Appointed as a Non Executive Director in July 2011, Mike is a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees. He is Chief Executive of Almacantar, a private property investment and development company which he founded in February 2010. He has held a number of senior roles in the property sector, most recently as an executive board director of Land Securities plc. Prior to that position, Mike was Head of Leasing and Marketing for Canary Wharf Group plc, and held a number of senior posts in the property industry with the British Council for Offices, the City Property Association, and as Chairman of the Regeneration and Development Committee of the British Property Federation. He is a Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, a Trustee of the Royal College of Surgeons of England and a Governor of the Southbank Centre.

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Robert Rowley

Robert Rowley

Independent Non Executive Director and Senior Independent Director

Appointed as a Non Executive Director in January 2010 and as Senior Independent Director in April 2010, Rob is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees. He is the Senior Independent Director and Chairman of the audit committee of moneysupermarket.com Group PLC; Senior Independent Director of Greene King plc; a non executive director and Chairman of the audit committee of Morgan Advanced Materials plc; and non executive director of Greene King plc and Camelot Group. He was previously Deputy Chairman of Cable and Wireless plc, a director of Reuters Plc, and a non executive director of Prudential plc; Taylor Nelson Sofres plc; and Intu Properties plc.

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Humphrey Singer

Humphrey Singer for Board website

Independent Non Executive Director

Appointed as a Non Executive Director on 9 December 2015, Humphrey is a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees. He is Group Finance Director of Dixons Carphone plc. Humphrey was previously Group Finance Director of Dixons Retail plc and held senior finance-related roles within Dixons, including as Group Financial Controller, and prior to that, with Coca Cola Enterprises.

  

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