Russell Deards

Group General Counsel and Company Secretary, Henry Boot

Group General Counsel since 2014 and Company Secretary since September 2013.

Additional Roles Held

Company Secretary of the Company’s four principal operating subsidiaries. Responsible for Legal, Insurance, IT, HR, Health & Safety, Group Communications and secretariat matters at PLC Board.

Past Roles

Head of Legal Services for Barratt Developments in 2007 and Partner at Flint Bishop Barnett Solicitors in 2011.

Brings to the Board

Russell qualified as a solicitor in 1991 and now has over 25 years’ experience in law with 11 years in the property and construction industries.