Leadership

leadership

Marc Gilbard

Marc Gilbard

Chairman

Marc has been the Chief Executive Officer of Moorfield Group since 1996 and has led Moorfield’s transformation from a small company listed on the London Stock Exchange into one of the leading UK specialist real estate private equity fund managers.

Marc holds the external appointments of Non-Executive Director at Howard de Walden Estate and Policy Committee Member at British Property Federation and is a Member of the Bank of England Property Advisory Group.

Nick Sanderson

Nick Sanderson

CEO

Nick Sanderson is the founder and CEO of Audley Group. In the 1980s he founded, operated and then sold Beaumont Healthcare, one of the first corporate providers of private pay nursing care homes.

Nick created Audley to develop a portfolio of private retirement villages and as one of the founders of the retirement village sector in the UK, he has acted as an adviser to public and private sector organisations. Nick is also Chair of the Associated Retirement Community Operators (ARCO).

Nick Edwards

Nick Edwards

Chief Operating Officer

Nick Edwards joined Audley Group in January 2020 as Chief Operating Officer. Nick has been a non-executive director for the past five years during his time as Chief Financial Officer at Moorfield Group, where he sat on the Moorfield Group Board and Investment Committee. Nick has the passion and drive to deliver as Audley Group prepares for a sustained phase of accelerated growth.

Nick formerly held the position of Chairman for the British Property Federation Finance Committee.

Paul Morgan

Paul Morgan

Managing Director

Paul joined Audley Group in 2007 as Operations Director and was promoted to Managing Director early 2017. Previously Paul held senior management posts at Hilton UK, Corus and Regal Hotels and was Operations Director for Bespoke Hotels. Paul’s key responsibilities are for all of the operating departments within the Audley Group portfolio, including the restaurants, bars, health clubs and Audley Care as well as property sales and marketing across the Audley Group.

Gary Burton

Gary Burton

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Gary joined Audley Group in October 2020 working alongside our retiring CFO, Jon Austen, to ensure a smooth transition.

Previously CFO at easyHotel plc, with a wealth of financial experience honed over 22 years working at leading businesses – including the FTSE100 company Kingfisher plc – Gary will be instrumental in accelerating Audley’s growth plans.

John Nettleton

John Nettleton

Land Director

John has worked in the property industry for over 20 years, firstly at Bidwells, DTZ (now Cushman and Wakefield) and subsequently Colliers International where he was Regional Head of Residential. Whilst at Colliers he acquired Clevedon for Audley Group following which, in 2007, he joined Audley Group as Regional Land Director.

Lisa Rickman

Lisa Rickman

Group HR Director

Lisa joined Audley Group in 2017 having pursued a 25-year career as a HR professional across multiple industries including retail, consumer goods, pharmaceuticals and eight years in the care sector. With responsibility for a human resource strategy that will support Audley Group’s accelerated growth plans, she leads resourcing, engagement, reward, learning and development and HR technology.

Sian Hammer

Sian Hammer

GROUP SALES DIRECTOR

Sian has over 25 years in the healthcare and property sales industries working in highly regulated environments holding various leadership and board level positions across sales and operations. Sian joins Audley from previous related companies including Sunrise Senior Living, Gracewell Healthcare and Halifax.

Experienced in a variety of roles delivering organic and acquisitive growth, in her role as Group Sales Director, Sian will be responsible for the sales function of both Audley Villages and Mayfield Villages. She is passionate about the growth of the business and the continued success of Audley Group as the market leading retirement living developer and operator.