Meet our executive team

Our senior leaders at Keepmoat Homes are actively involved with all areas of the business – from boardroom to building site. Between them, they bring a vast amount of experience and expertise to Keepmoat Homes, inspiring others while driving the business forward. Find out the roles and responsibilities of the Keepmoat Homes executive team.

Tim Beale, Chief Executive Officer

Tim became Chief Executive in February 2019, having been Chief Operating Officer and Deputy Chief Executive since February 2018.  Tim joined Keepmoat Homes in May 2017 having previously worked at Crest Nicholson PLC where he had spent 14 years, latterly as a member 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.

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, Development 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.

Sandy McBride, Divisional Chairman, North West and Scotland

Sandy joined Keepmoat in April 2014 as Regional Managing Director for the North West business based in Liverpool.  In 2016 Sandy moved north to take up the position of Regional Managing Director Scotland.  Prior to joining Keepmoat Sandy was Managing Director for Redrow in the North West. Part of Sandy’s remit on joining Keepmoat was to establish a new Regional business in Scotland.  This is now fully operational and rapidly growing. Sandy has been in the housebuilding industry for well over thirty years and by profession, is a Chartered Quantity Surveyor, MRICS.

Andrew Mason, Divisional Chairman, Midlands and South

Andrew was appointed as Divisional Chairman for the South and Midlands Division in February 2018 having previously set up and led the East Midlands region as Regional Managing Director. Andrew joined Keepmoat in 2012 as Financial Controller in the Midlands business before rising to Regional Finance Director and then Operations Director. Andrew is a Chartered Accountant having qualified with Grant Thornton before undertaking financial analyst and management roles for Eon UK.

Ian Hoad - Divisional Chairman, Yorkshire and North East

Ian joined Keepmoat Homes in 2009 and moved from the Midlands region to Yorkshire in 2010. With an impressive track record in the housing industry working at a senior level, he has served as Operations Director and then the Regional Managing Director of Keepmoat Homes Yorkshire One region.

Tom Dwyer, Production Director

Tom joined Keepmoat Homes in 2019 as Production Director, prior to this he worked at Crest Nicholson for almost 14 years starting as Production Director for the Midlands and South West regional businesses before becoming Managing Director of the South West business. Prior to Crest Nicholson Tom was Construction Director at Redrow West Midlands for five years having joined them from Barratt where he headed up the construction team in the South Midlands region. Tom is a Chartered builder and Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building

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