John Tutte joined the Board of Redrow in July 2002. In September 2009 he was promoted to Group Managing Director and in July 2014 became Group Chief Executive. In April 2019, John was appointed as Executive Chairman following the retirement of Steve Morgan.
John qualified in civil engineering and has amassed more than 40 years’ experience within the industry, having previously held the position as Chief Executive of Wilson Connolly plc.
John was appointed to the board of the Home Builders Federation in February 2015 and is the Chairman of the Home Building Skills Partnership – an initiative between the HBF and CITB to attract and develop a more diverse skilled workforce for the industry and its supply chain. He also sits on the Council for Sustainable Business which advises DEFRA on how businesses can help achieve the aims of the 25 year Environmental Plan.
Matthew joined the Board of Redrow in April 2019. He joined Redrow in 2003 as a Chief Quantity Surveyor and later became Managing Director of the Midlands Division. In 2013, Matthew was appointed as a Regional Chief Executive and became a member of the Executive Management Team.
Matthew is a qualified quantity surveyor and graduated with a degree in Construction from Nottingham Trent University. He has 22 years’ experience within the industry.
Barbara Richmond joined the Board of Redrow in January 2010, bringing with her a proven track record, with over 20 years’ experience as Group Finance Director at a number of UK listed companies including Inchcape plc, Croda International PLC and Whessoe plc.
She has a strong background in both manufacturing and retail as well as having completed a number of major acquisitions and disposals throughout her career.
Barbara was appointed a Non-Executive Director of Lonza Group Ltd with effect from 16 April 2014.
Barbara is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and a graduate of the University of Manchester.
Sir Michael joined the Redrow Board in January 2015. In 2014, he chaired the Lyons Housing Commission to produce a road map for increasing house building in this country.
He is also Chairman of the English Cities Fund, which undertakes large scale urban regeneration schemes in a number of places and is Chairman of SQW Group and a strategic adviser to CBRE.
Prior to this, following a long and distinguished career in local government, Sir Michael completed a four year term as Chairman of the BBC and has held a range of non-executive positions across the three sectors.
The Board appointed Vanda Murray with effect from 1 August 2017. Vanda has substantial Non-Executive Director and Remuneration Committee experience.
She was appointed Non-Executive Chair of Marshalls plc in May 2018 and holds Non-Executive roles with Bunzl plc, where she is Senior Independent Director, Manchester Airports Holdings Limited and Just Childcare Holdings Limited. Vanda is also Pro-Chancellor and Chair of Governors at Manchester Metropolitan University.
Vanda has a BA (Hons) in European Business Administration and a French Business Diploma completed at Neoma Business School in Reims. She is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
Vanda was awarded an OBE in 2001 for services to business and to exports.
Nicky joined the Redrow Board in November 2019. She has strong Non-Executive Director experience and has extensive knowledge of retailing and customer service.
Nicky is currently a Non-Executive Director of Huntsworth plc and Adnams plc and holds the Chair position in Notcutts Group Ltd. She is also a Commercial Board member of the Royal Horticultural Society.
Nicky trained as an accountant with Marks & Spencer Group plc and held various strategic and financial roles within the company over a 23 year period. Following this, she was appointed to the Board of Hobbs Limited and became Chief Executive from 2008 until 2014.