John Tutte is responsible for leading the Board to deliver the Group’s strategic objectives and to ensure that effective communications are maintained with shareholders.
John 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. He is also Chairman of the Home Building Skills Partnership - an initiative between HBF and CITB to attract and develop a more diverse skilled workforce for the industry and supply chain.
Matthew Pratt is responsible for the operational management of the Group, the implementing of strategic plans and reporting on these to the Board.
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.
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.
Vanda joined the Redrow board in August 2017 and brings 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 within 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 export.
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 Cope joined Redrow as Head of Legal in November 2002 and was appointed Company Secretary two months later. He is Company Secretary to the Main Board and Secretary to all Committees.
Graham has over 25 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.