He is primarily responsible for the effective working of the Board, taking a leading role in determining the Board’s composition and structure and ensuring that effective communications are maintained with shareholders.
Steve Morgan founded Redrow in 1974 and led the business from a small civil engineering contractor to become one of the UK’s leading home builders. He floated the Company in 1994 and eventually stepped down as Chairman in November 2000, returning to the helm in March 2009.
Steve is also Chairman of Carden Leisure and Trinity Aviation. He set up The Morgan Foundation in 2000, which is one of the largest charitable trusts in the north of England.
Steve is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building and holds four Honorary Degrees. He was awarded an OBE in 1992 and a CBE in 2016.
Barbara is responsible for the financial management of the Group in its broadest sense.
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. He recently 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.
Graham is responsible for governance structures and mechanisms, corporate conduct within the Company’s regulatory environment and circulars to shareholders and is the primary source of advice on the conduct of the business.
Graham is Company Secretary to the Main Board and Secretary to all Committees.
Graham Cope joined Redrow as Head of Legal in November 2002 and was appointed Company Secretary two months later. He has over 20 years’ experience in the housebuilding sector, either working in-house or for clients in private practice.
Graham qualified as a Solicitor in 1989 and is a member of the Law Society.