A diversity of thinking & experience

The C&R team is drawn from an unusually wide range of backgrounds. Specialists in marketing, retailing and IT work alongside experts in property investment, management and operations.

This diversity of thinking and experience, allied to our commitment to creativity and innovation, gives Capital & Regional and our centres a distinctly different approach. We encourage all of our people to be all that they can be and provide regular opportunities for personal and professional development. This helps our people to grow their skills and careers and in turn grow our retailers' businesses.

Learn more about our expertise and experience by exploring our people below.

Executive Directors

Lawrence Hutchings

Chief Executive

Charles Staveley

Group Finance Director

Non-executive Directors

Tony Hales


Wessel Hamman


Ian Krieger


Louis Norval


Guillaume Poitrinal


Laura Whyte


Senior Management

James Ryman

Investment Director

Sara Jennings

Operations Director

Andrew Haughey

Retail Development Director

Stuart Wetherly

Group Financial Controller & Company Secretary

National Operations and Property Management

Martin Macwhinnie

Commercial Manager

Ian Martin

Property Manager

Louise Moody

Property Manager


Andrew Haughey

Retail Development Director

Sian Bowen

Retail Asset Manager

Will Blake

Retail Asset Manager

Gareth Holland

Retail Asset Manager

Project Management

Joe Swindells

Projects Director

Mark Elton

Senior Project Manager


Jenny Morris

Marketing Executive

Grace Azcarate

Digital Marketing Executive

Facilities Management

Lee-Ann Edwards

Technical Facilities Manager

Kate Thursfield

National Compliance Manager

Stuart Laidlaw

National Technical Facilities Manager

Revenue Management

John Cook

Revenue Manager


Nick Phillips

Managing Director

Kyle Bell

Group General Manager

Gemma Clark

PA to Nick Phillips

Nikki Jones

HR Director

Emma Naumann

Online Marketing Manager

Emma Smekens

FP&A Manager

Dana Pickering

Financial Controller

Human Resources

Helen Mallows

HR Manager