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Berkeley Group Holdings PLC (BKGH.L)

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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Anthony Pidgley

2009 Group Executive Chairman of the Board

Rob Perrins

2009 Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Glyn Barker

65 2018 Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board, Senior Independent Director

Richard Stearn

2015 Finance Director, Executive Director

Sean Ellis

2016 Executive Director

Justin Tibaldi

2017 Executive Director

Paul Vallone

2017 Executive Director

Karl Whiteman

2016 Executive Director

J. S. P. Cranney

Company Secretary

John Armitt

72 2018 Non-Executive Director

Diana Brightmore-Armour

2014 Non-Executive Independent Director

Rachel Downey

2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Adrian Li

2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Andrew Myers

2013 Non-Executive Independent Director

Alison Nimmo

2011 Non-Executive Independent Director

Peter Vernon

2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Veronica Wadley

2012 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Anthony Pidgley

Mr. Anthony William (Tony) Pidgley, CBE is Group Executive Chairman of the Board of Berkeley Group Holdings Plc. Co-founder of Berkeley in 1976 with Jim Farrer, Tony led the business as Group Managing Director for 33 years. On 9 September 2009 he was appointed as Group Chairman. His expertise of the property market and the wider industry is widely recognised, and has been sought out for advisory roles including the Estate Regeneration Panel, Lord Heseltine’s Thames Estuary Growth Commission, with the Mayor of London on the Outer London Commission, and the Government on the disposal of public sector land. His passion for quality in the built environment and for placemaking is the cornerstone of what makes Berkeley the company it is today. He was awarded the CBE in 2013 for services to the housing sector and the community. He was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Heriot-Watt University in 2013 in recognition of his outstanding contribution to house building and achievements in sustainable urban development. President, London Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vice President, Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Rob Perrins

Mr. Rob C. Perrins, BSC (HONS) ACA., is Group Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of Berkeley Group Holdings Plc. Rob joined the Company in 1994 having qualified as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young in 1991. He was appointed to the Group Main Board on 1 May 2001 on becoming Managing Director of Berkeley Homes plc. He became Group Finance Director on 2 November 2001, moving to his current role as Chief Executive on 9 September 2009. In 2010 Rob launched Berkeley Group’s “Our Vision” strategy with its aspiration for Berkeley to be a world-class business. Rob has 24 years’ experience working in the property industry, he regularly contributes to public debates about the direction of housing policy and the property market and is a member of the Bank of England’s Residential Property Forum. Other appointments: Council member, Aston University Governor, Wellington College.

Glyn Barker

Mr. Glyn A. Barker, FCA is Non-Executive Vice Chairman of the Board, Senior Independent Director of the Company. Glyn is a Chartered Accountant and has extensive experience as a business leader and trusted adviser to FTSE 100 companies. He has a deep understanding of accounting and regulatory issues along with extensive understanding of transactional and financial services. Glyn was appointed as a Non-executive Director of Berkeley following a 35 year career with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (“PwC”), where he held a number of senior posts including UK Vice Chairman, UK Managing Partner and UK Head of Assurance. He also established and ran PwC’s Transactions Services business. Other appointments: Senior Independent Non-executive Director, Aviva plc, Independent Non-executive Director, Transocean Limited, Chairman, Irwin Mitchell Holdings Limited, Chairman, Interserve plc Senior Advisory Partner, Novalpina Capital.

Richard Stearn

Mr. Richard J. Stearn is the Finance Director, Executive Director of the Company. Richard re-joined Berkeley on 13 April 2015 as Finance Director, having previously worked for the company from 2002 to 2011 as Group Financial Controller. In the intervening period, Richard spent three years at Quintain Estates and Development plc, becoming its Finance Director in July 2012. He originally trained and practiced for 12 years as a chartered accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers. Richard has 15 years’ experience in the property and development industry. His responsibilities include oversight of the Group’s finance, treasury, tax, risk management, internal audit and IT teams.

Sean Ellis

Mr. Sean Ellis is Divisional Director, Executive Director of Berkeley Group Holdings Plc. Sean joined Berkeley in 2004 with expertise in land and planning. He joined the Group Main Board on 9 September 2010 as a Divisional Executive Director. Sean is Chairman of St James Group, Berkeley Homes (Eastern Counties) and St William (the Joint Venture with National Grid) and has overall responsibility for the performance of these three businesses. Sean began his career at Beazer Homes and prior to joining Berkeley held various senior positions at Laing Homes where he was appointed Managing Director in 1999.

Justin Tibaldi

Mr. Justin Tibaldi is Executive Director of the Company. Justin joined Berkeley in 1999 as a senior surveyor. He has held board positions as commercial and production director in the Group’s London divisions for a number of years and since 2011 has been Managing Director of Berkeley Homes (Capital).

Paul Vallone

Mr. Paul Vallone is Executive Director of the Company. Paul joined Berkeley in 1990. He is Divisional Managing Director of Berkeley Homes (Central and West London) and has operational responsibility for the St Edward joint venture. He is also responsible for the Group’s Sales and Marketing Committee and is Chairman of Berkeley’s international office network.

Karl Whiteman

Mr. Karl Whiteman, BSC (HONS)., is Executive Director of Berkeley Group Holdings Plc. Karl joined Berkeley in 1996 with expertise in construction. He joined the Group Main Board on 10 September 2009 as a Divisional Executive Director. Karl is Chairman of the Berkeley (East and West Thames) division. Karl leads on the delivery of three of the largest regeneration projects in the UK — Kidbrooke Village, Royal Arsenal Riverside and Southall Waterside. He oversees Our Vision and Health & Safety strategies across the Group. After qualifying with a degree in Construction Management Karl started his career in Main Contracting and prior to joining Berkeley held several senior construction positions at Barratt London.

J. S. P. Cranney

John Armitt

Sir John A. Armitt, CBE, is Non-Executive Director of the Company. Sir John served as Deputy Chairman and Senior Independent Director from 5 September 2012 to 18 April 2018. Sir John is currently Chairman of National Express Group PLC, City & Guilds Group, National Infrastructure Commission and the Thames Estuary 2050 Growth Commission. He is an Independent Non-executive Director of Expo 2020. Sir John was President of the Institution of Civil Engineers (2015–2016), Chairman of the Olympic Delivery Authority (2007–2014) and Chairman of the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (2007–2012). From 2001 to 2007, he was Chief Executive of Network Rail and its predecessor, Railtrack, and prior to that was Chairman of John Laing plc’s international and civil engineering divisions. He has amassed extensive operational, commercial and technical experience throughout his career. Sir John received a knighthood in 2012 for services to engineering and construction and was awarded the CBE in 1996 for his contribution to the rail industry. Other appointments: Chairman, National Express Group PLC Chairman, City & Guilds Group Chairman, National Infrastructure Commission Chairman, Thames Estuary 2050 Growth Commission Independent Non-executive Director, Expo 2020.

Diana Brightmore-Armour

Ms. Diana Brightmore-Armour is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Diana is a Fellow of the Chartered Certified Accountants and a Fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers. She is currently the Chief Executive Officer, UK & Europe of The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd where she is responsible for oversight of the day-to-day activities of the branch, including the local execution of the Group’s strategy, promoting a culture of compliance and ensuring appropriate standards of conduct and governance. Diana was previously CEO, Corporate Banking at Lloyds Banking Group (2004-2012) and spent her early career at The Coca Cola Company. Diana has 30 years’ international experience in banking, corporate finance, financial management, treasury and audit. Other appointments: Chief Executive Officer, UK & Europe of The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd, Member of the Board of the Association of Foreign Banks.

Rachel Downey

Ms. Rachel Downey is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. Rachel is Project Director of Manchester Life, a joint venture between Abu Dhabi United Group and Manchester City Council established in 2014 to make a significant contribution towards achieving Manchester’s regeneration and residential growth ambitions. Prior to that Rachel has managed various projects including the submission to the Government for £113 million to transform the public-housing stock in several neighbourhoods across Manchester and Salford as part of the Housing Market Renewal Pathfinder. Rachel, a Chartered Accountant, is also currently a Trustee of the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund and the Lord Mayor of Manchester’s Charity Appeal Trust. Other appointments: Project Director, Manchester Life., Trustee of We Love Manchester Emergency Fund., Trustee of the Lord Mayor of Manchester’s Charity Appeal Trust.

Adrian Li

Mr. Adrian Li is the Non-Executive Independent Director of The Berkeley Group Holdings Plc. Adrian is Executive Director and Deputy Chief Executive of The Bank of East Asia, where he assists the Chief Executive with the overall management of the group. He holds a Master of Management degree from the Kellogg School of Management and an MA in Law from the University of Cambridge. Adrian brings banking experience to the Board and provides valuable insight into the Far East property and finance markets. Other appointments: Executive Director and Deputy Chief Executive of The Bank of East Asia, Ltd, Independent Non-executive Director of two listed companies under the Sino Group (Sino Land Company Ltd. and Tsim Sha Tsui Properties Ltd.), Independent Non-executive Director, China State Construction International Holdings Ltd, Independent Non-executive Director, COSCO SHIPPING Ports Ltd.

Andrew Myers

Mr. Andrew (Andy) Myers is the Non-Executive Independent Director of The Berkeley Group Holdings Plc. Andy qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in 1990 and has extensive finance and commercial experience. Until recently Andy was Chief Financial Officer at McLaren Technology Group where he had responsibility for Finance, IT and Strategic Procurement. Prior to joining McLaren in 2004, Andy held senior finance roles at Rolls Royce plc and at the BMW/Rover Group. He joined Rolls Royce Plc as Finance Director of the Combustion Business Unit in 2000 and was promoted to CFO of the Energy Sector, based in Washington DC two years later.

Alison Nimmo

Ms. Alison Nimmo, CBE, is Non-Executive Independent Director of Berkeley Group Holdings PLC., since September 5, 2011. Alison is a Chartered Surveyor and Town Planner by training and is currently Chief Executive of The Crown Estate. Prior to joining The Crown Estate, she led the design and delivery of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic venues as Director of Regeneration and Design at the Olympic Delivery Authority and was the lead on sustainability and legacy for the Olympic Park. Her previous roles have included Chief Executive of Sheffield One and Project Director of Manchester Millennium Ltd. Alison was awarded a CBE in 2004 for services to urban regeneration and is a Fellow of the Institute of Civil Engineers and the Royal Institute of British Architects. In 2014, Alison was awarded the prestigious Royal Town Planning Institute Gold Medal for recognition of her services to town planning and sustainability throughout her career. Other appointments: Chief Executive, The Crown Estate, Member of Imperial College’s Council and Chair of its White City Syndicate Board, Trustee of the UK Green Building Council, Chair of the CBI’s Economic Growth Board.

Peter Vernon

Mr. Peter Vernon serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. at Grosvenor where he has responsibility for overseeing the Group’s operating companies in North America, Asia and Britain and Ireland with an active programme of real estate investment and development in 11 world cities and assets under management of over £8.5 billion. During the period 2008 to 2016, Peter was Chief Executive of Grosvenor Britain and Ireland. Peter is also a trustee of Peabody, the Housing Association that owns and manages more than 55,000 homes across London and South East, housing over 111,000 residents. Other appointments: Group Executive Director, Grosvenor, Trustee of Peabody.

Veronica Wadley

Ms. Veronica Wadley is Non-Executive Independent Director of Berkeley Group Holdings PLC., since January 3, 2012. Veronica is a Journalist by profession; she was Editor of the Evening Standard from 2002 to 2009 and previously Deputy Editor of the Daily Mail and The Daily Telegraph. She was Chair of Arts Council, London and National Council member of Arts Council England from 2010-2018 and Senior Adviser to the Mayor of London from 2012 to 2016 during which time Veronica oversaw the delivery of youth volunteering and employment programmes and developed a new strategy for business relationships and sponsorship for the Greater London Authority. Other appointments: Independent Director, Times Newspapers Holdings Ltd, Member of City of London, Education Board Royal College of Music Board, Governor of Yehudi Menuhin School, Co-Founder and Trustee of London Music Fund.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Anthony Pidgley

8,256,000

Rob Perrins

7,806,000

Glyn Barker

77,000

Richard Stearn

3,185,000

Sean Ellis

4,960,000

Justin Tibaldi

450,000

Paul Vallone

451,000

Karl Whiteman

3,142,000

J. S. P. Cranney

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John Armitt

116,000

Diana Brightmore-Armour

64,000

Rachel Downey

25,300

Adrian Li

64,000

Andrew Myers

77,000

Alison Nimmo

64,000

Peter Vernon

41,800

Veronica Wadley

64,000
As Of  30 Apr 2018