Board of Directors

Nigel Rich CBE

Chairman

Joined: 1 October 2006

Nigel Rich

Skills and Experience
Nigel brings considerable experience of working at Board level as a Chairman, an Executive and Non-Executive Director. Nigel has had senior management roles in finance and general management in companies with property assets in various sectors including commercial, industrial and residential, in Hong Kong and the UK. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Current Appointments
Nigel was appointed Chairman in October 2006, having joined as a Non-Executive Director earlier that year. He is a Non-Executive Director of Matheson & Co Ltd, Pacific Assets Trust plc and British Empire Securities and General Trust plc. He is a member of The Takeover Panel.

Previous Appointments
Group Chief Executive of Trafalgar House plc Group, Managing Director of Jardine Matheson Holdings and Managing Director of HongKong Land. He was previously Chairman of Xchanging plc, Exel plc, CP Ships and the residential agents Hamptons.

He is the Chairman of the Nomination Committee.

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David Sleath

Chief Executive Officer

Joined: 1 January 2006

David Sleath

Skills and Experience
David has considerable knowledge of the Company and the real estate sector and has broad experience of financial and general management and of the professional services industry. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Current Appointments
David was appointed Chief Executive in April 2011, having served as Finance Director since 2006. He is a Non-Executive Director and Audit Committee Chairman of Bunzl plc, a Board member of the European Public Real Estate Association, and Vice President and Board member of the British Property Federation.

Previous Appointments
He has previously held a number of senior finance roles, including Finance Director of Wagon plc and partner at Arthur Andersen, where he worked for 17 years.

He is a member of the Nomination Committee.

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Justin Read

Group Finance Director

Joined: 30 August 2011

Justin Read

Skills and Experience
Justin's previous roles have given him financial and management experience working across a number of different industry sectors, including support services, building materials, theme parks and banking; and across a number of jurisdictions.

Current Appointments
Justin joined the Company as Group Finance Director in August 2011.

Previous Appointments
Between 2008 and 2011 he was Group Finance Director at Speedy Hire plc. Prior to this, Justin spent 13 years in a variety of roles at Hanson plc, including Deputy Finance Director, Managing Director of Hanson Continental Europe, Head of Corporate Development, Head of Risk Management and Group Treasurer. Justin has also held positions at Euro Disney S.C.A. and Bankers Trust Company.

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Doug Webb

Independent Non-Executive Director

Joined: 1 May 2010

Doug Webb

Skills and Experience
Doug comes from a corporate financial management background and has eight years' Board level experience as a Chief Financial Officer of listed companies. He brings recent and relevant financial experience to the Board.

Current Appointments
Doug was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in May 2010. He is currently the Chief Financial Officer of Meggitt plc, a member of the Hundred Group of Finance Directors and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Previous Appointments
Between 2008 and 2012 he was Chief Financial Officer of London Stock Exchange Group plc. He was previously Chief Financial Officer of QinetiQ Group plc and Financial Director Continental Europe and Chief Financial Officer North America at Logica plc. Prior to these appointments he spent 12 years at Price Waterhouse.

He is Chairman of the Audit Committee.

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Mark Robertshaw

Independent Non-Executive Director

Joined: 1 June 2010

Mark Robertshaw

Skills and Experience
Mark has extensive experience of working across the finance and consultancy sectors. His perspective as the Chief Executive Officer of a large multi-national industrial business brings additional insight to SEGRO as an industrial landlord.

Current Appointments
Mark was appointed as a Non-Executive Director in June 2010. He is currently Group Chief Executive of Innovia Group.

Previous Appointments
He was previously Chief Executive Officer of Morgan Advanced Materials plc, a post he held for eight years having previously been Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to this he was Chief Financial Officer of Gartmore Investment Management plc, and spent nine years with Marakon Associates, a leading management consultancy headquartered in the US.

He is a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees.

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Christopher Fisher

Independent Non-Executive Director

Joined: 1 October 2012

Christopher Fisher

Skills and Experience
Christopher has spent his career in corporate finance and has over 10 years of plc Board experience.

Current Appointments
Christopher joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in October 2012. He is Chairman of Bank of
Ireland (UK) plc, a senior adviser at Penfida Partners, a firm providing corporate finance advice to pension fund trustees, and President of the Council of the University of Reading.

Previous Appointments
Christopher spent most of his career at Lazard, latterly as a Managing Director. He has also been
Vice Chairman, Corporate Finance at KPMG LLP. He has served as Non-Executive Director at Yates
Group, Kelda Group and Southern Cross Healthcare and, in the last case, as its Chairman in 2011. He has also served as a trustee of the Imperial War Museum and currently chairs its Development Trust.

He is a member of the Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees.

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Baroness Ford

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Joined: 1 January 2013

Baroness Ford

Skills and Experience
Baroness Ford has considerable experience of the real estate market and the support services sector and over 20 years' experience at Board level at private and listed companies. She is an Honorary Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Current Appointments
Baroness Ford joined the Board in January 2013 and is currently Non-Executive Chairman of Barchester Healthcare Limited, Grove Limited and STV Group plc. She is a Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee for Grainger plc, a Director of Crown Lodge Management Company Ltd and a Non-Executive Director of Taylor Wimpey plc.

Previous Appointments
Previously, Baroness Ford was Non-Executive Chairman of May Gurney Integrated Services plc and Senior Independent Non-Executive Director and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee at Serco Group plc. She was also Chairman of the Olympic Park Legacy Company.

She is the Senior Independent Non-Executive Director, Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees.

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Andy Gulliford

Chief Operating Officer

Joined: 1 May 2013

Andy Gulliford

Skills and Experience
Andy has close to 30 years' experience in real estate and brings extensive knowledge of the Company and the real estate sector in both the UK and Continental Europe. He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).

Current Appointments
Andy was appointed Chief Operating Officer at SEGRO in November 2011, having joined SEGRO in 2004. He was appointed Executive Director in May 2013.

Previous Appointments
Andy was previously SEGRO's Managing Director for Continental Europe. Prior to this, he was the Director of Corporate Acquisitions and Business Development Director. Before joining SEGRO, Andy spent 19 years at Jones Lang LaSalle, latterly as European Director for the company's industrial and logistics business.

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Phil Redding

Chief Investment Officer

Joined: 1 May 2013

Phil Redding

Skills and Experience
Phil has over 20 years' experience in real estate. He has held a variety of appointments within SEGRO and has been instrumental in a number of key transactions for the Group. He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).

Current Appointments
Phil was appointed Chief Investment Officer of SEGRO in November 2011, having joined SEGRO in 1995. He joined the Board as an Executive Director in May 2013.

Previous Appointments
Phil started his career in 1990 in the Industrial Agency and Development team of King Sturge, where he held a variety of positions. Prior to becoming an Executive Director at SEGRO, he was Business Unit Director for London Markets.

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Martin Moore

Independent Non-Executive Director

Joined: 1 July 2014

Martin Moore

Skills and Experience
Martin has 40 years' experience in the real estate and property sector and he brings extensive industry knowledge and breadth of experience, having spent his career at Prudential plc.

Current Appointments
Martin was appointed as Non-Executive Director in July 2014. He is currently Non-Executive Director of the M&G Asia Property Fund, F&C Commercial Property Trust and Secure Income Reit plc. He is a senior adviser at Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LLP and a Commissioner of English Heritage.

Previous Appointments
Martin was Chief Executive at M&G Real Estate from 1996 and Chairman from 2012 until his retirement in 2013. He has been an Adviser and Commissioner of The Crown Estate, a Board member and President of the British Property Federation, and a Board member and Chairman of the Investment Property Forum.

He is a member of the Audit and Remuneration Committees.

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