Non-Executive Chairman - Nigel Hamway
Nigel Hamway, aged 60, qualified as a member of the institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales with Peat Marwick after obtaining a degree from Cambridge University. He joined Dubilier PLC as chief financial accountant, leaving to take up a position in international corporate finance at Charterhouse Bank in 1986, becoming a director in 1990.
From 1991 to the present, he has been a director of Charterhouse Development Capital. For several years he was responsible for Charterhouse's international investment business. He has had extensive board experience in many countries and businesses.
Chief Executive - Robert Ware
Robert Ware, aged 62, served as a director of Development Securities PLC between 1988 and 1994, filling the roles of joint managing director and finance director in the latter stage of his tenure. In 1994, he left to take up the position of managing director of Dunton Group PLC where he stayed until November 1996. He joined MEPC PLC in June 1997, serving first as corporate development director and then as deputy chief executive between June 1997 and June 2003. He is a non-executive director of Tarsus Group PLC and Terra Catalyst Fund.
Finance Director - Ross McCaskill
Ross McCaskill, aged 37, graduated with a Classics degree from Oxford University in 2003 and subsequently joined Dixon Wilson, a firm of Chartered Accountants specialising in the provision of services to high net worth private clients. Having received a broad training, Ross qualified as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and was then seconded to the firm's Paris office. There, he was responsible for managing services provided to clients with complex offshore structures, most of which held sizeable property portfolios and landed estates.
In 2007, he joined Prestbury Investment Holdings Limited and managed the finances of a number of the group's investment property portfolios before joining Conygar in 2009 as Financial Controller.
Corporate Director - Preston Rabl
Preston Rabl, aged 67, was previously Chairman of Laxey Partners Limited and is also a director of various private companies. He is a Chartered Accountant and was a partner in stockbrokers Henderson Crosthwaite. He jointly founded WPP PLC from which he resigned in 1987, since then he has been an investor in, director of, or advisor to various public and private companies.
Non-Executive Director - Michael Wigley
Michael Wigley, aged 77, was a stockbroker in the City of London from 1964 until his retirement in 1999. The majority of that time was spent with the firm of Anderson where he was senior partner at the time of the takeover by Matheson Investment Limited in 1987. He was a director of the latter company until 1997. He was Chairman and latterly a non-executive director of Development Securities PLC between 1990 and 2000. He is non-executive director of Premier Energy and Water Trust PLC.