Board of Directors
Robert Plumb - Chief Executive Officer
In 2000, Rob became CEO of Hercules Property Services Plc, a company quoted on the London Stock Exchange.
Rob was appointed as Chief Executive of HML in October 2005 and became a Fellow of the Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 2014.
DUTIES: Execution of operating/strategic plan; chair of operations committee/systems council; acquisitions; public and investor relations.
Richard Smith - Chairman
After setting up his own practice, Richard went on to property investment and development and was co-founder and Managing Director of Artesian Estates which subsequently floated on the London Stock Exchange in 1997.
He is CEO of LTC Holdings plc, from which HML was demerged in 2006 prior to its floatation. LTC continues to retain substantial shareholding in HML.
DUTIES: Oversight of business strategy; chair board meetings
James Howgego – Chief Finance Officer
James worked in a venture capital backed leisure group before being appointed as Finance Director of HML 6 months prior to its floatation.
DUTIES: Internal controls; treasury management; compliance; payroll and administration; statutory/management reporting
Alec Guthrie - Chief Operating Officer
DUTIES: Leadership of all the Group's property management businesses including the integration of acquisitions and the ongoing refinement of the group’s operating processes.
Geoffrey Griggs – Non-executive Director
Geoffrey has since worked as an Executive and Non-Executive Director in a wide range of companies both as an advisor and principal for companies privately owned and listed on AIM. Geoffrey is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.
DUTIES: Chairman of remuneration and audit committees
Elizabeth Holden – Non-executive Director
Elizabeth worked for Slaughter and May for 20 years, the last twelve of which was as Corporate Partner, specialising in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and governance matters.
DUTIES: Remuneration/audit committee