Morgan Sindall Group plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Malcolm Cooper as a non-executive director, with effect from 9 November 2015. Malcolm will be a member of the remuneration, nominations and audit committees and will subsequently succeed Liz Peace as chair of the Audit Committee at the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting on 5 May 2016.
Malcolm is a qualified accountant and experienced FTSE 250 audit chairman. He is Global Tax & Treasury Director at National Grid plc as well as being Managing Director of the company’s Property Division. Malcolm has gained additional exposure to property construction through his non-executive directorship at St William Homes LLP, a JV with Berkeley Homes PLC. Prior to National Grid he was Group Treasurer and Director of Corporate Finance at Lattice Group Plc and Director of Corporate Finance at BG Group Plc. As a non-executive director Malcolm is currently senior independent director and audit chair at CLS Holdings plc. Previous non-executive experience includes President of the Association of Corporate Treasurers and Member of the Financial Services Authority’s Listing Authority Advisory Panel.
Commenting on the appointment, Adrian Martin, Chairman of Morgan Sindall Group plc, said:
“We are delighted to welcome Malcolm to the Board. We believe that he will make a significant contribution as an independent non-executive director and his corporate finance background and operational experience as property director at National Grid will bring valuable new skills and knowledge to Board discussions. I look forward to working with Malcolm in the coming years.”