James Hopkins, Chief Executive Officer of Annington since 1998, has 30 years' experience in real estate. James was previously at Hanson plc, in a variety of roles, and was Managing director at Hanson Land Ltd. He was also a Director of various businesses involved in asset management, planning and development from 1987 to 1998. Prior to that he served in the Army in Germany and in the UK.
Andrew Chadd, Chief Financial Officer of Annington since 2012, has 28 years' experience in finance. Before joining Annington, Andrew spent 13 years at Terra Firma/Nomura PFG where he was a Finance Director for a number of Terra Firma’s portfolio businesses. He worked on numerous high value transactions, including the merger of AWAS with Pegasus, the sale of East Surrey Pipelines from ESH, HBS, and the merger of Odeon & UCI. He was CFO of EMI Music from 2008 to 2010.
Nick Vaughan, Commercial Director at Annington since 2001, has 32 years' experience in real estate. Before joining Annington in 1998, Nick was at British Land where he was Finance Director of the health club division and also worked on strategic projects and acquisitions, including the £2bn refinancing of the Broadgate development and its £3bn sale to British Land. Before that, he was the Financial Director of a number of Rosehaugh companies.