Our People

Board of Directors

Our board, chaired by Sir Peter Rogers, oversees the strategy and delivery of our business plan to ensure a better future for West End businesses.

New West End Company is committed, where possible, to meeting the corporate governance principles set out in the UK Corporate Governance Code. In addition to the Strategic Board, we have six governance and sub-groups, which are chaired by our board members, to advise and scrutinise our business strategy, plans and budgets.

The Board is made up of a range of senior executives in retail, property and place management across our district. The current Board members are:

Paul Jackson, General Manager, Claridge's
David Silverman, Director, Investments, Derwent London plc
Toby Courtauld, Chief Executive, Great Portland Estates Plc
James Raynor, Chief Executive, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland
Katherine Russell, Head of Real Estate, John Lewis Partnership
Sacha Berendji, Director of Retail, Marks & Spencer
Hugh Milward, General Manager, Corporate, External and Legal Affairs, Microsoft
Sir Peter Rogers, Chairman, New West End Company
Jace Tyrrell, Chief Executive, New West End Company
Manuel Criado-Romero, Managing Director, Ponte Gadea, UK
Meave Wall, Executive Director of Stores, Selfridges
Jayesh Patel, Portfolio Manager, Norges Bank Investment Management
Simon Harding-Roots, Managing Director, The Crown Estate
Dee Corsi, Chief Operating Officer & Company Secretary , New West End Company
Matt Shields, Retail Director, Watches of Switzerland
Giles Easter, Chief Executive, Astrea Asset Management

Our Team

We are a results-driven team delivering for our members and partners – strengthening the West End & Mayfair as the world’s top shopping and leisure destination. We always welcome feedback and invite members to share their views in our regular meetings or by getting in touch with a representative directly.

To contact any member of our team, click on the links below.


Infrastructure & Insights

Corporate Affairs

Business Engagement

Consumer Marketing

Place Management & Services

Office Management