Non-Executive Chairman and Executive Management Team
Steve Morgan founded Redrow in 1974 and grew the business to become one of the UK’s leading home builders. He floated the Company in 1994 and stepped down as Chairman in November 2000 to pursue other interests. Steve returned to Redrow in Spring 2009, once again taking over as Chairman.
Steve is also Chairman of The Bridgemere Group of Companies, which includes leisure, aviation and overseas property interests.
In 2001, he set up The Steve Morgan Foundation, which is now one of the largest charitable trusts in the UK.
Steve has been awarded five Honorary Doctorates/Degrees. He was awarded the OBE in 1992 for services to the construction industry and the CBE in 2016 for philanthropy.
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.
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 a 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.
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.
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.
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.
Debbie joined the Redrow Board in August 2009. She has a wealth of board experience in executive and non-executive roles.
She is currently the Non-Executive Chairman of Moss Bros Group plc, The Restaurant Group plc, BGL Group and White Stuff.
She also holds a Non-Executive Director role in Domestic & General.
Debbie has an MBA from Bath University, is a fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and was awarded an MBE in 2011 for services to business and the public sector.
Nick joined the Redrow Board in December 2012. His business career to date has been spent mainly in the property industry, from commercial to residential.
Nick is a Non-Executive Chairman of Supermarket Income REIT plc and a Non-Executive Director of Croma Security Solutions Group Plc.
Nick is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and has a degree in Law from Cambridge University.
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.