Senior management team

Our senior management team bring valuable expertise from all major disciplines to the Group's operations

Peter Beagley
Centre director

Joined the Group in 1999 as Braehead Operations Manager, in 2006 he became General Manager and is now taking up the role of Regional Centre Director in 2013. Peter previously served in HM Forces with the Royal Tank Regiment prior to taking up a role with Freeport Leisure, a factory outlet operator, then moving on to intu Braehead.

Roger Binks
Customer experience director

Joined the Group in February 2013 as Customer Experience Director. Before joining intu, Roger spent five years at the Regus Group Plc where he was Vice President of Global Marketing. His role with Regus covered the full mix of marketing disciplines across 100 countries; CRM, Digital, Field Marketing, PR & Comms, Brand development & management, Channel management and Customer insight & Research. Prior to Regus he worked for Marriott International leading and developing the UK customer engagement and experience programmes including the hotels chains’ own loyalty program: Marriott Rewards. Prior to Marriott, Roger spent eight years at Dixons Stores Group in a variety of roles covering Marketing, Operations and Sales.

Brian Boundy
Managing director, intu Retail Services

Joined the Group in 2007, with responsibility for heading up the Facilities Management services across the intu portfolio. Brian than led the formation of a strategic alliance with key service partners, acting as a precursor to the creation of intu Retail Services in 2013, a joint venture between intu Properties plc and Bilfinger Europa and employs over 2,000 staff across the UK. Prior to joining intu, Brian previously worked for ISS, a global facility services provider.

Brad Critcher
Director, development

Brad joined the development team in May 2016, bringing with him nearly 30 years of experience principally gained within the retail development sector, having held senior positions within both retailers and private development companies where he worked on a number of flagship retail schemes. He is a chartered surveyor, having been elected in 1992, and is a former chairman of Accessible Retail, the industry organisation for retail warehouse and superstore property.

Adrian Croft
Head of investor relations

Joined the Group in 2008 and appointed head of investor relations in 2014. Adrian has dealt with most areas of finance on the majority of intu’s assets, including forecasting, strategic planning and partner liaisons. A qualified chartered accountant, Adrian has over 15 years experience of working in finance roles in both listed and privately owned companies.

Colin Flinn
Regional managing director

Joined the Group in 2013 as Asset Manager at intu Trafford Centre, and appointed as Regional Director West in February 2016. His role covers intu Trafford Centre, intu Potteries and the JVs at St David’s, Manchester Arndale and Cribbs Causeway. Prior to joining intu, he previously worked for several retailers and served on the management committee of the Property Managers Association for a number of years. He has been a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors for over 20 years and is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators.

Charles Forrester
Director of project management

Joined the Group in 2006 as a project manager, becoming a director of Liberty International Construction & Development in 2008. Following the 2010 Liberty International demerger and change of name, Charles was appointed Director of Project Management. He is a qualified Chartered Surveyor and previously was a Partner in a cost consultancy and project management practice.

Gian Fulgoni
Chief information systems officer

Joined the Group in October 2011 as Chief Information Systems Officer. Before joining intu, Gian was Chief Information Officer for Lend Lease's European and Middle Eastern businesses. Previously he has held senior roles at De Agostini, Teletext and Hays.

Kate Grant
Regional managing director

Joined the Group in 1998 and has worked across all of the shopping centres in both asset management and property management roles, with particular involvement at intu Chapelfield; Manchester Arndale; Cribbs Causeway, intu Braehead, and intu Eldon Square. Kate has over 20 years experience in the retail property industry, including retail leasing roles at a number of private practices prior to joining intu.

In her current role Kate has responsibility for four centres – intu Metrocentre, intu Eldon Square, intu Braehead and Sprucefield. Kate also leads the leasing team responsible for new retail and food and beverage business across the portfolio.

Gary Hoskins
Director of tax

Joined the Group in January 2003 to be responsible for all of the Group’s tax affairs. Gary has been an active member of industry groups formulating the UK's REIT and other property taxation rules. Prior to joining the Group, he worked in the property taxation team at KPMG, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1997.

Bernie Kingsley
Human resources director

Joined the Group as Head of Human Resources in March 2009. Previously he was Head of Employee Relations at BAA Airports Limited and has over 30 years’ experience in HR, leading the function in a range of companies in the manufacturing and service sectors.

Gordon McKinnon
Operations director

Joined the Group as Operations Director, CSC Trafford in January 2011 and became a Regional Centre Director in January 2013 Before taking on the role of operations director of intu, in November 2013. He spent 20 years in various roles with Marks & Spencer before taking up an assignment with Manchester Millenium Limited, the task force rebuilding Manchester City Centre following the 1996 IRA bomb. Subsequently appointed Chief Executive of Manchester City Centre Management Company Limited. He was appointed Director of Operations at The Trafford Centre in 2004.

Howard Oldstein
Centre director

Joined the Group in 2006 as General Manager of the Glades Shopping Centre at Bromley, then moving to Watford in 2013 as General Manager. He was then appointed to Regional Director South in December 2016, where his role covers intu Lakeside, intu Watford ,intu Uxbridge, and intu Chapelfield. Prior to joining the group, he previously worked for John Lewis Partnership for 18 years in various managerial  roles, moving into the airport industry working at London City and Luton where he held management positions within their Duty Free businesses and Airport operations prior to joining the group.

Alison Niven
Centre director

Joined the Group in 2015 as Project Manager for intu Retail Services, in 2016 she became Regional Centre Director for the North west and West Region. Prior to joining intu, Alison worked for Land Securities for seven years in General and Retail Operations roles and prior to that she worked for fifteen years at Marks & Spencer in a variety of Development and Store Manager appointments.

Nick Round
Regional managing director

Joined the Group in 2014 as Senior Asset manager of intu Merry Hill. He was appointed Regional Director Midlands In February 2016. His role covers the Midlands region including intu Derby, intu Milton Keynes and intu Merry Hill.

Nick has 25 years of experience in the property industry with previous roles including Colliers international and Boultbee Land .