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RPS Group PLC (RPS.L)

RPS.L on London Stock Exchange

295.50GBp
18 Jan 2018
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Kenneth Lever

63 2016 Non-Executive Group Chairman of the Board

John Douglas

54 2017 Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director

Gary Young

56 Finance Director, Executive Director

Nicholas Rowe

Secretary

Allison Bainbridge

2017 Non-Executive Director

Elizabeth Peace

2017 Non-Executive Director

Robert Miller-Bakewell

63 2011 Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Biographies

Name Description

Kenneth Lever

Mr. Kenneth Lever is Non-Executive Group Chairman of the Board of the Company. Ken Lever has extensive international business experience having served as a Finance Director of Alfred McAlpine Plc, Albright and Wilson Plc and Tomkins Plc. He was Chief Executive of XChanging Plc between 2010 and 2015 and is currently a Non-Executive Director of Biffa Plc, Blue Prism Group Plc, Gresham House Strategic Plc and Vertu Motors Plc.

John Douglas

Mr. John Matheson Douglas is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the Company. John Douglas has had a career in strategic and operational management on an international scale. Most recently, John was Chief Executive of Coffey International Limited, an Australian listed business operating in similar markets to RPS, until its successful sale to Tetra Tech Inc. in February 2016. Prior to joining Coffey in 2011, John spent 15 years with Boral, the international building materials group, latterly as Divisional Managing Director in Australia. John was previously a consultant with Boston Consulting Group. In his early career, he worked for engineering companies in Australia and the UK. John is a civil engineer from Adelaide University and has an MBA from London Business School. He will be based in the UK. The only public company of which John Douglas has been a director over the last five years is Coffey International Limited in Australia.

Gary Young

Mr. Gary Young is 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

Allison Bainbridge

Ms. Allison M. Bainbridge has been appointed as Non-Executive Director of the Company, effective from June 1st 2017. Allison Bainbridge, since 2011, has been 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 joining Vp, Allison held various senior finance positions with Yorkshire Water and Kelda Group Limited, being Group Finance Director of the latter from 2008 to 2010. Allison is a Chartered Accountant who trained and worked with Price Waterhouse from 1986 to 1992. Allison graduated in economics from Birmingham University and went on to take an MA in economics at Leeds University. On joining the RPS Board, Allison will also become Chair of the Audit Committee.

Elizabeth Peace

Ms. Elizabeth Peace, CBE., is Non-Executive Director of the Company, with effect from 11 July 2017. Liz Peace has enjoyed a wide ranging and senior level career 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 enjoyed a highly successful career as a civil servant holding a number of senior positions within the Ministry of Defence. She was awarded the CBE in 2008. Liz is a Non-Executive Director of Redrow Plc until 31 August 2017 and served as a Non-Executive Director of Morgan Sindall Group Plc between 2012 and 2017. She also holds other non-executive, voluntary and advisory positions including as Chair of the Shadow Government Property Agency, Chair of Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation, Non-Executive Director of The Howard de Walden Estate, non-executive adviser at Holtby Turner and Chair of the property industry charity LandAid.

Robert Miller-Bakewell

Mr. Robert 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 second 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. He has also served as a member of OFWAT’s Future Regulation Panel. Robert is Chairman of the Nomination Committee and the Remuneration Committee, a member of the Audit Committee and Senior Independent Director.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Kenneth Lever

23,000

John Douglas

--

Gary Young

481,000

Nicholas Rowe

--

Allison Bainbridge

--

Elizabeth Peace

--

Robert Miller-Bakewell

64,000
As Of  31 Dec 2016