The Board’s main roles are to approve and review the Group’s strategic objectives and to ensure that the necessary financial and other resources are made available to enable it to meet these objectives.
Specific responsibilities reserved to the Board include: setting Group strategy; reviewing operational and financial performance; approving certain land acquisitions; approving appointments to the Board; and approving policies relating to Directors’ remuneration.
Matthew is a Chartered Accountant who has spent much of his career working with and advising growth companies on the London Stock Exchange. He is currently Senior Independent Director of AIM listed Anpario plc and was until 2022 non-executive Chairman of Goldplat plc.
In his executive career, Matthew was a Corporate Finance Director at leading growth company adviser finnCap, of which he was a co-founder, and Panmure Gordon.
Chief Executive Officer
Jolyon has over 50 years of house building experience, including as Chief Executive Officer of MJ Gleeson plc where he served as Chief Executive Officer between October 2014 and June 2019, having joined the group in 2009 and previously been Managing Director of Gleeson Homes.
Prior to that he was founder and Chairman of Pelham Construction / NorthCountry Homes Group and was also Managing Director of Shepherd Homes. Additionally, Jolyon has served as a member of the North East Housing Board, a member of NHBC Standards Committee and a Council member of the Home Builder's Federation. He was also Chairman of York Housing Association.
Trevor has had an extensive career working in the housing development industry, previously as a Managing Director of Barratt Homes Southern Counties.
He has also been a non-executive director of Orbit Homes, a Registered Provider that manages approximately 45,000 homes, and also of Housing Association Aldwyck Homes, where he chaired their open market house-building operation.
Richard holds an MSc Real Estate from Bayes Business School and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Crowe UK LLP.
He is currently Commercial Director of G W Padley Holdings Ltd where for the past six years he has headed up their strategic land, property development, property investment and lending businesses.