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 holds the position of Chairman for the British Property Federation Finance Committee.

Kevin Shaw

Kevin Shaw

Managing Director - Development

Kevin joined Audley Group in May 2013 as Sales Director. He was promoted to Development Director in January 2015 and subsequently Managing Director Development in 2017. He is now responsible for the Development arm of the business and key responsibilities include, planning, marketing, real estate, sales and construction. Prior to joining Audley, Kevin worked in the holiday park sector for 16 years in various roles including Operations Director and Sales Director.

Jon Austen

Jon Austen

Chief Finance Officer

Jon joined Audley Group in June 2016, having previously been group finance director of Urban&Civic plc, the quoted UK property developer and investor. Previously he was the finance director of Terrace Hill, a position he held since joining in 2008, which merged with Urban&Civic in 2014.

Jon is a Non-Executive Director on the boards of McKay Securities PLC and Supermarket Income REIT plc.

Paul Morgan

Paul Morgan

Managing Director - Operations

Paul joined Audley Group in 2007 as Operations Director and was promoted to Managing Director for Operations in 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 the HR disciplines across the Audley Group.