Managing Director, Banner Plant Limited
Giles Boot, BA (Hons), joined the Henry Boot Group in 1982 and had a variety of management roles in Rothervale Trading Limited, the retail side of the then Group’s door manufacturing business. Moving to Banner Plant Limited in 1988, he held a number of positions, including Depot Manager and Business Development Manager, before being appointed to its Board in 1995, becoming Managing Director in 2000.
|Appointed to the board:||Director (January 1995), Managing Director (2000)|
Managing Director, Henry Boot Construction Limited
Simon Carr, BSc (Hons), FRICS joined Henry Boot Construction Limited in 1988. He has held a number of positions on the construction side of the business, including Partnering Manager and Operations Director. He took over as Managing Director in 2009.
|Appointed to the board:||Director (January 2007), Managing Director (September 2009)|
|External Appointments:||Simon is a board member and past national chair of the National Federation of Builders, a board member and past president of the Yorkshire Builders Federation and is a member of the CBI Construction Council. Simon also sits on the board of trustees for the Wentworth Woodhouse Preservation Trust and is a Non-executive Director of Wildgoose Construction Limited.|
Managing Director, Hallam Land Management Limited
Nick Duckworth, MRTPI, began his career in a private sector planning consultancy, Phillips Planning Services, in 1990. He left there in late 1992 and joined Hallam’s then newly established Northampton office. In 1997 Nick set up the South West office of Hallam in Bristol and became the Regional Manager. He was appointed a Director in 2002 and Managing Director in January 2016.
|Appointed to the board:||Director (January 2002), Managing Director (January 2016)|
Managing Director, HBD
Edward Hutchinson BSc (Hons), MRICS started his career in quantity surveying before quickly progressing into project management. He joined HBD in 2004 as a Project Manager rapidly rising to the position of Senior Project Manager in 2006. Edward was appointed a Director in 2012 and became Managing Director in 2018.
|Appointed to the board:||Director (January 2012), Managing Director (September 2018)|
General Counsel and Company Secretary
Having obtained her academic qualifications at the Universities of Nottingham and Sheffield, Amy qualified as a solicitor in 2006. She is an experienced lawyer with a demonstrated history of working in-house in the public sector and construction industry. With a broad range of expertise across non-contentious construction matters, contract and commercial law and practice, corporate governance and compliance matters, she has worked at Henry Boot PLC since 2014.
Managing Director, Stonebridge Homes Limited
Darren Stubbs, started work at Tay Homes plc at the age of 16 and by the age of 25 he was Managing Director of his own small housebuilding company based in Leeds. Over the next 15 years he grew the business to achieve an annual turnover of £25 million. In 2010 he formed a new house builder and property company, Stonebridge Homes Limited, in a joint venture partnership with Henry Boot PLC.
|Appointed to the board:||Managing Director (start of joint venture June 2010)|
Head of HR
Rachel White joined Henry Boot PLC in 2001 as a graduate trainee. She has held a number of roles in the HR team, before taking the role of Head of HR in July 2015. Rachel has responsibility for HR, Employee Benefits, Reward & Remuneration, Learning & Development and Payroll. Rachel is also a Trustee Director for Henry Boot Pension Trustees Limited who oversee the Henry Boot Staff Pension and Life Assurance Scheme and is a member of the Governance Committee for the Henry Boot PLC Group Stakeholder Pension Plan. Rachel leads on the development of our People Strategy to meet the requirements of our subsidiary businesses including succession planning and talent management. She also leads on Diversity & Inclusion, Wellbeing and Employee Engagement.