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James Thompson

James Thomson, Chief Executive Officer

James was appointed Chief Executive of Keepmoat Homes following the sale of Keepmoat Regeneration in March 2017. He joined Keepmoat as Chief Financial Officer in May 2012 and in addition became its Deputy Chief Executive in November 2014. He is a Non-Executive Board Member of the Housing and Finance Institute; a Common Councilman (elected local authority counsellor) for the City of London and Deputy Chairman of the City of London Police. He was previously Group Finance Director and Chief Operating Officer for DTZ, the listed property business. Prior to that he was at Smith Group plc, Deutsche Bank and HSBC Investment Bank. He is a Chartered Accountant, qualifying with PwC and a graduate of Oxford University.

Peter Hindley, Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Chief Executive

Peter became Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Chief Executive of Keepmoat Homes following the sale of Keepmoat Regeneration in March 2017. Peter joined the Keepmoat Group in 1986, as a Contracts Manager for FHM, before being promoted through the business to the position of Group Managing Director of Keepmoat Homes, having previously been Managing Director of Haslam Homes (now Keepmoat Homes) Yorkshire, a position he had held since 1998.

Peter Hindley
Mark Priest

Mark Priest, Chief Financial Officer

Mark was appointed Chief Financial Officer of Keepmoat Homes in October 2017, having joined Keepmoat as Deputy CFO in December 2016. Previously he was Global Director of Corporate Finance at Premier Farnell, the listed high service distributor of technology products and solutions. Prior to that he was at Aviva and Wolseley plc. He is a Chartered Accountant, qualifying with PwC, with over 20 years wide-ranging senior financial experience, at both corporate and divisional level, within major listed businesses.

Tim Wray, Financial Director

Tim joined Keepmoat Homes Ltd in 1996 as a Management Accountant. After 12 months in the role, he moved to become Regional Accountant for the South Yorkshire Region.  Over the following few years, Tim became the Finance Manager for a consolidated Yorkshire Region.  In 2004, Tim embarked on establishing the Company’s fourth region in the North West, becoming NW Regional Managing Director in 2005.  He became Financial Director of Keepmoat Homes in 2008.

Tim Wray
Mark Knight

Mark Knight, Divisional Managing Director - North

Mark joined Keepmoat from Miller Homes in June 2012, where he was the Regional Operations Director for the North West Region and previous to that was the Deputy Managing Director and Land Director for David Wilson Homes, but a Commercial Director in the early part of his career. As a result Mark has extensive housing experience that has developed through his 25 years in the industry.

Tim Beale, Divisional Managing Director - South

Tim joined Keepmoat Homes in May 2017 from Crest Nicholson PLC where he had spent 14 years, latterly as a member of the executive board and chairman of their South West, Chiltern and Southern divisions. Prior to this Tim had been Managing Director of the South West division and the Midlands division. A chartered town planner, Tim was a member of the senior management team that led the successful flotation of Crest Nicholson back on the public markets in 2013.

Tim Beale