Board of Directors

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Photo: Chairman, Norman Askew Norman AskewChairman Appointed a Director and Chairman in July 2003. He chairs the Nomination Committee and is a member of the Corporate Responsibility Committee. His current appointments include the Chairmanships of IMI plc, Derby Cityscape and of the Board of Governors of the University of Manchester. Age 65.

Photo: Group Chief Executive, Pete Redfern Pete RedfernGroup Chief Executive Appointed a Director and Group Chief Executive in July 2007. He is a member of the Nomination and Corporate Responsibility Committees. Previously Chief Executive of George Wimpey Plc, he was appointed Group Chief Executive of the Company following the merger. He was previously Finance Director of Rugby Cement and successively Finance Director, Managing Director and Chief Executive of George Wimpey's UK housing business. Age 37.

Photo: Senior Independent Director, David Williams David Williams Senior Independent Director Appointed a Director in July 2007. He is the Senior Independent Director. He is a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees. David was Finance Director of Bunzl plc until January 2006 and a non executive director of George Wimpey Plc. He is the Senior Independent Director at Mondi PLC and a non executive director of Meggitt PLC, DP World Ltd, a Dubai quoted company, and Tullow Oil plc. Age 62.

Photo: Independent Non Executive Director, Mike Davies Mike Davies Independent Non Executive Director Appointed a Director in October 2003. He was the Senior Independent Director until 3 July 2007. He is a member of the Audit, Remuneration and Nomination Committees. In March 2007 Mike was appointed as Chairman of The Royal Mint. He is also Chairman of Marshalls plc and a non executive director of Pendragon plc. He was formerly a director of Williams Holdings plc. Age 60.

Photo: Independent Non Executive Director, Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde Baroness Dean of Thornton-le-Fylde Independent Non Executive Director Appointed a Director in July 2007. She is a member of the Remuneration, Nomination and Corporate Responsibility Committees. She is a member of the House of Lords, a member of the House of Lords Appointments Commission and is active in a number of public areas. She is Chairman of the New Covent Garden Market Authority, a Partnership Director of National Air Traffic Services and a non executive director of Dawson Holdings PLC. She was previously a non executive director of George Wimpey Plc. Age 64.

Photo: Independent Non Executive Director, Andrew Dougal Andrew Dougal Independent Non Executive Director Appointed a Director in November 2002. A Chartered Accountant, he is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination and Corporate Responsibility Committees. He is a director of Premier Farnell plc and Creston plc. He was formerly Group Finance Director of Hanson, the conglomerate, until its demerger and subsequently Group Chief Executive of Hanson Plc, the international building materials company, and a non executive director of BPB plc. Age 56.

Photo: Independent Non Executive Director, Katherine Innes Ker Katherine Innes Ker Independent Non Executive Director Appointed a Director in July 2001. She is Chairman of the Corporate Responsibility Committee and a member of the Remuneration and Nomination Committees. Katherine has considerable experience as a financial analyst in the media sector. She is Chairman of Shed Productions plc and a non executive director of Ordnance Survey and recently stood down as a non executive director of Gyrus Group plc. Age 47.

Photo: Group Finance Director, Peter Johnson Peter Johnson Group Finance Director Appointed a Director in November 2002. Peter is an experienced financial executive with a strong background in financial services and property investment, in the UK and North America. He is also a non executive director of Shanks Group plc and Oriel Securities Limited. Age 53.

Photo: Independent Non Executive Director, Anthony Reading MBE Anthony Reading MBE Independent Non Executive Director Appointed a Director in July 2007. He is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees. Tony was previously a director of Tomkins Plc and Chairman and Chief Executive of Tomkins Corp. USA, and a non executive director of George Wimpey Plc. He is a non executive director of The Laird Group Plc, Spectris Plc and e2v Technologies plc. Age 64.

Photo: Chief Executive, Taylor Wimpey UK, Ian Sutcliffe Ian Sutcliffe Chief Executive, Taylor Wimpey UK Appointed a Director in July 2007. He is a member of the Corporate Responsibility Committee. Ian was appointed Chief Executive, Taylor Wimpey UK following the merger. He was previously Managing Director of George Wimpey's UK Housing business and prior to that held a number of senior positions within Royal Dutch Shell plc. Age 48.

Photo: Group Company Secretary and General Counsel, James Jordan James Jordan Group Company Secretary and General Counsel Appointed in July 2007. James a solicitor, is the Taylor Wimpey plc Group Company Secretary and General Counsel. He was the Group Company Secretary and General Counsel of George Wimpey Plc and had held that position since appointment in February 2002. Age 46.

Audit Committee

Current members: Andrew Dougal (Committee Chairman), Mike Davies, Anthony Reading and David Williams.

Corporate Responsibility Committee

Current members: Katherine Innes Ker (Committee Chairman), Norman Askew, Brenda Dean, Andrew Dougal, Pete Redfern and Ian Sutcliffe.

Nomination Committee

Current members: Norman Askew (Committee Chairman), Mike Davies, Brenda Dean, Andrew Dougal, Katherine Innes Ker, Anthony Reading, Pete Redfern and David Williams.

Remuneration Committee

Current members: Anthony Reading (Committee Chairman), Mike Davies, Brenda Dean, Katherine Innes Ker and David Williams.