SHAFTESBURY - Key Persons


Addy Williams

Job Titles:
  • Senior Retail Portfolio Manager

Alastair Deutsch - CFO

Job Titles:
  • Head of Finance

Andrew Price

Job Titles:
  • Property Director

Andy Hing

Job Titles:
  • Senior Portfolio Manager

Annabel Rowe

Job Titles:
  • Commercial Finance Manager

BRIAN BICKELL - CEO

Job Titles:
  • CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT
  • Chief Executive
  • Director
Brian was appointed Chief Executive in 2011, having joined Shaftesbury in 1986 and was appointed Finance Director in 1987. As Chief Executive, Brian is responsible for implementing strategy and the day-to-day operations of the Group. Brian is a chartered accountant. Brian has a long tenure with Shaftesbury and extensive experience within the property sector. Brian has a proven record of driving strategy, delivering success and setting an open and transparent culture.

Carol Lathbridge

Job Titles:
  • Property Administration

Charles Owen

Job Titles:
  • Property Director

Chris Ward - CFO

Job Titles:
  • Chief Financial Officer
  • Finance Director
Chris joined the Group in 2012 as Chief Financial Officer, having previously spent nine years with Redevco as Finance Director of the UK and Nordic countries. Chris is a chartered accountant and is responsible for financial accounting, tax and IT matters. Chris has financial and real estate experience, which contributes to Group strategy.

CHRISTOPHER PETER ALAN WARD - CFO

Job Titles:
  • Director
  • FINANCE DIRECTOR

DERMOT COLIN ANTHONY MATHIAS

Job Titles:
  • DIRECTOR

Desna Martin - Secretary

Job Titles:
  • Company Secretary

Emma Matus

Job Titles:
  • Senior Restaurant Portfolio Manager

Emma Steele

Job Titles:
  • Marketing Manager

Fiona Daly

Job Titles:
  • Community Engagement Manager

Geetal Bhanderi

Job Titles:
  • HR Manager

Georgina Palmer

Job Titles:
  • Marketing Manager

Gill Smith - CEO

Job Titles:
  • Chief Executive
  • Executive Director

Helena Coles

Job Titles:
  • Non - Executive Director
  • Member of Committee
  • Non - Executive Director of JPMorgan Emerging Markets Investment Trust Plc
Helena has over 30 years' experience in emerging markets and Asian equity investment, which included co-founding a specialist investment boutique part-owned by State Street Global Advisors. In addition, she has held roles with Fidelity International and the Bank of England, focussing on ESG and banking supervision, respectively. Helena is a non-executive director of JPMorgan Emerging Markets Investment Trust Plc and Independent Investment Advisor to the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust.

Henry Elis

Job Titles:
  • Financial Accountant

Isabel Beeby

Job Titles:
  • Residential Manager

Isabel Thomas

Job Titles:
  • Head of Offices

Jenna Slade

Job Titles:
  • Senior Portfolio Executive

JENNELLE LISA TILLING

Job Titles:
  • DIRECTOR

Jennelle Tilling

Job Titles:
  • Non - Executive Director
  • Member of Committee
Jennelle joined the Board in 2019, and has over 25 years' experience of consumer marketing, digital and innovation within food retail brands. Jennelle held a variety of senior marketing roles over 17 years at Yum! Restaurants, and is the Founder and Chief Brand Strategist at Marketing with Insight. Jennelle has a wide range of experience in consumer marketing, digital and innovation which complements the skills on the Board.

Jess Baker

Job Titles:
  • Portfolio Manager

Jess Mundy

Job Titles:
  • Assistant Company Secretary

JILL CAROLINE LITTLE - Retail Director

Job Titles:
  • Director
  • RETAIL DIRECTOR

JONATHAN CLIVE NICHOLLS

Job Titles:
  • DIRECTOR

Jonathan Nicholls - Chairman

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of the Nomination Committee
  • Non - Executive Chairman
  • Chairman of Committee
Jonathan was finance director of Hanson plc between 1998 and 2006, and of Old Mutual plc between 2006 and 2008. Jonathan has been non-executive director and chairman of the audit committee of Great Portland Estates plc (2009 to 2016), SIG Plc (2009 to 2017) and DS Smith plc (2009 to 2019), where he was also Senior Independent Director between 2013 and 2019. Jonathan has over 20 years' experience of public company boards and their operations. He also has over 21 years of experience in the property sector. and is a chartered accountant.

Julia Wilkinson

Job Titles:
  • Restaurant Director

Karen Baines

Job Titles:
  • Head of Group Marketing and Communications

Kieran Daly

Job Titles:
  • Carnaby Estate Manager

Krystal Moore

Job Titles:
  • Portfolio Manager

Leonora Forrest

Job Titles:
  • Portfolio Manager

Lydia Clarkson

Job Titles:
  • Head of Public Realm

Matt Smith - CSR

Job Titles:
  • Head of Sustainability

Olivia Blundell

Job Titles:
  • Portfolio Manager

PENELOPE RUTH THOMAS - Secretary

Job Titles:
  • Company Secretary

Phil Canby

Job Titles:
  • Portfolio Manager

Photis Ioannides

Job Titles:
  • Tax Manager

Rhys Brewer

Job Titles:
  • Accountant

Richard Akers

Job Titles:
  • Non - Executive Director
  • Senior Independent Director
  • Member of Committee
Prior to joining the Board, Richard was a senior executive of Land Securities Group PLC from 1995 and joined the main board in 2005 as managing director of the Retail Portfolio. Richard was appointed Senior Independent Director and designated non-executive director

RICHARD JOHN AKERS

Job Titles:
  • DIRECTOR

Ruth Anderson

Job Titles:
  • Non - Executive Director and Chair of the Audit Committee
  • Chairman of Committee
Prior to joining Shaftesbury Ruth Anderson was a KPMG partner for over 20 years, providing tax and business advice to a range of UK and global businesses and was audit committee chair at Ocado plc, Coates Group plc and Travis Perkins plc.

SALLY ELIZABETH WALDEN

Job Titles:
  • DIRECTOR

Sally Walden

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of Committee
  • Non - Executive Director and Chair of the Remuneration Committee
From 1984 to 2009, Sally held senior fund management roles in Fidelity International, and has broad experience within the financial markets and fund management. Sally has good experience in remuneration.

Samantha Bain-Mollison - Retail Director

Job Titles:
  • Retail Director

Shelley Webb

Job Titles:
  • Head of Group Residential and Kingly Court

SIMON JOHN QUAYLE

Job Titles:
  • CHARTERED SURVEYOR
  • Director

Simon Quayle

Job Titles:
  • Executive Director
  • Chris Ward, Property Team Executives and Marketing
Simon joined Shaftesbury in 1987, and was appointed Property Director in 1997. Simon is a chartered surveyor and is responsible for the asset management and operational strategy in Carnaby, Soho and Fitzrovia. Simon's long tenure with the Group and knowledge of the West End property market means that he has valuable knowledge and insight to promote and contribute to our villages and the Group's strategy.

Stefanie Doede

Job Titles:
  • Group Financial Controller

Stephanie Edwards

Job Titles:
  • Marketing Manager

Stephanie McElroy

Job Titles:
  • Receptionist

THOMAS JAMES CHISNELL WELTON

Job Titles:
  • CHARTERED SURVEYOR
  • Director

Tom Welton

Job Titles:
  • Executive Director
Tom joined the Group in 1989 and was appointed Property Director in 1997. Tom is a chartered surveyor and is responsible for the asset management and operational strategy in Covent Garden and Chinatown.

Vaughan Williams

Job Titles:
  • Head of Facilities & Property Management