Leadership

Audley Group Limited and Audley Court Limited Board of Directors
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.

Gary Burton

Gary Burton

Chief Financial Officer

Gary joined Audley Group in November 2020, bringing with him a wealth of experience essential to the growth trajectory of the business.

He has a wealth of financial experience honed over 20+ years working with leading businesses across different sectors nationally and internationally. This includes retail where Gary spent nine years with Kingfisher plc, as Assistant Treasurer and in Finance Director roles, and across the health & wellbeing and hospitality sectors.

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.
Michael Bruhn

Michael Bruhn

Non-Executive Director

Michael was educated as a Chartered Accountant and holds an MSc (Econ) from Copenhagen Business School.

He has held various positions in the real-estate industry and was a senior partner in DTZ before joining Valad as Head of Nordics in 2004.

In 2013 Michael moved, after nine years with Valad, to the position of Chief Executive Officer of PFA Real Estate – the real estate arm of Denmark’s largest private pension fund, PFA Pension.

Charles Ferguson-Davie

Charles Ferguson-Davie

Non-Executive Director

Charlie is the Chief Investment Officer at Moorfield and sits on the Moorfield Group Board and Investment Committee. Prior to joining Moorfield in 2005 Charlie worked in corporate finance at Lazard in the real estate advisory group. Since 2005 Moorfield has raised and managed five private equity funds, comprising some £1.8bn of equity. Charlie sits on a number of industry committees, including the BPF Commercial Property Forum and the IPF Indirect Property Funds Group.