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RPS Group PLC (RPS.L)

RPS.L on London Stock Exchange

218.50GBp
17 Sep 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kenneth Lever

64 2016 Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board

John Douglas

54 2017 Chief Executive, Executive Director

Gary Young

56 Finance Director, Executive Director

Nicholas Rowe

2008 Company Secretary

Allison Bainbridge

2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Robert Miller-Bakewell

63 2011 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Elizabeth Peace

65 2017 Non-Executive Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kenneth Lever

Mr. Kenneth Lever is Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board of the Company. Ken joined the Board in November 2016 as Group Chairman. Ken is a Chartered Accountant and his previous experience includes spells as Finance Director of Alfred McAlpine Plc, Albright and Wilson Plc and Tomkins Plc. Prior to that he was a partner at Arthur Andersen. He was Chief Executive of Xchanging Plc between 2010 and 2015 and currently holds Non-Executive positions at Biffa Plc, Blue Prism Group Plc, Gresham House Strategic Plc and Vertu Motors Plc.

John Douglas

Mr. John Matheson Douglas is Chief Executive, Executive Director of the Company. John Douglas joined the Board on 1 June 2017 and assumed the role of Chief Executive with effect from 1 September 2017. John was previously Chief Executive of Coffey International Limited, a business listed on the Australian Stock Exchange which operated in markets similar to RPS. Prior to that he worked with Boral, an international building material group, latterly as Divisional Managing Director. John had previously worked as a consultant with Boston consulting Group as well as for a number of engineering companies. John is a civil engineer from Adelaide University and has a MBA from London Business School.

Gary Young

Mr. Gary Young serves as Finance Director, Executive Director of R P S Group PLC. Mr. Young graduated from Southampton University in 1982 and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1986 with Price Waterhouse. Before joining RPS he held a number of finance director roles including positions within Rutland Trust plc and AT&T Capital. He joined RPS in 2000 and was appointed to the Board later that year.

Nicholas Rowe

Mr. Nicholas Rowe serves as Company Secretary of the Company. Nick Rowe joined RPS as Company Secretary in September 2008. He read economics and politics at Oxford, from where he graduated in 1981. He qualified as a Chartered Secretary in 1985 and also holds a degree in business law. He has previously held positions within Exxon Mobil and British Airways, as well as being Group Company Secretary at C.E. Heath plc and Acal plc.

Allison Bainbridge

Ms. Allison M. Bainbridge serves as Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company effective from June 1st 2017. She is serving an initial three year term. She is the Group Finance Director of Vp plc (“Vp”), a quoted specialist in the equipment rental business serving international markets including rail, water, construction, civil engineering, house building and oil and gas. Prior to that she was Finance Director at Yorkshire Water and Kelda Group, having initially trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse. Allison graduated in economics from Birmingham University and went on to take an MA in economics at Leeds University.

Robert Miller-Bakewell

Mr. Robert L. Miller-Bakewell is Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of R P S Group PLC. Mr. Robert joined the Board in 2010 and is serving a third three-year term. Robert was a Senior Director of Investment Research at Merrill Lynch from 1998 to 2008 and prior to this worked as an investment analyst with NatWest Markets and its predecessor companies. Over the previous twenty years his focus was on analysing and advising water, waste, transport and environmental infrastructure companies both in the UK and internationally.

Elizabeth Peace

Ms. Elizabeth Peace, CBE., is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company with effect from 11 July 2017. Liz Peace is serving an initial three year term. She has extensive senior level experience spanning both public and private sectors. Between 2002 and 2014 she was Chief Executive of the British Property Federation having previously served for 12 years as Company Secretary and Director of Corporate Affairs for QinetiQ plc. Prior to that Liz held various senior positions within the Ministry of Defence. She was awarded the CBE in 2008. Liz currently holds a number of other non-executive, voluntary and advisory positions including Chair of the Shadow Government Property Agency and Chair of Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Kenneth Lever

136,000

John Douglas

614,000

Gary Young

504,000

Nicholas Rowe

--

Allison Bainbridge

32,000

Robert Miller-Bakewell

64,000

Elizabeth Peace

25,000
As Of  31 Dec 2017