Having founded the company in 1974 age 21, Steve grew Redrow from a small civil engineering contractor to become one of the UK’s largest home builders.
Steve floated the Company in 1994 before eventually stepping down as Chairman in November 2000. He returned to the helm in April 2009 having rebuilt his stake in the business. Steve is also Chairman of the Bridgemere Group of companies.
In 2001 he set up his own charity The Morgan Foundation and having donated in excess of £230m to date, the charity is now one of the largest in the UK.
Steve is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building and holds five Honorary Degrees/Doctorates. He was awarded the OBE in 1992 for services to the industry and the CBE in 2016 for services to philanthropy.
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 is Chairman of Fenner plc and Just Childcare Ltd and holds non-executive roles with Bunzl plc, where she is Senior Independent Director, and Manchester Airports Group. Vanda is also Pro-Chancellor at Manchester Metropolitan University and has previously held non-executive directorships at Carillion plc, Exova plc and Microgen plc.
Vanda was formerly CEO of Blick plc, a FTSE quoted support services company. She was appointed OBE for Services to Business and to Export in 2001.
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.