Chellaston Medical Centre, Derby
Chief Executive Officer
Graham Roberts was Finance Director at The British Land Company PLC from 2002 to 2011, and before that was Senior Partner for Real Estate at Arthur Andersen, where he also headed up the public sector assurance practice, which included clients such as NHS Estates and a number of NHS trusts.
His early career was at Binder Hamlyn. He is currently non-executive director and Chairman of the Audit Committee at Balfour Beatty plc.
Jonathan Murphy is Finance Director of Assura Group Limited. Jonathan was previously Finance Director of the fund management business of Brooks Macdonald Group plc, having joined through the acquisition of Braemar Group plc in 2010, where he was Finance Director for 4 years. Jonathan has extensive experience in the creation and management of property funds and was previously Managing Director for the property management business of Brooks Macdonald.
His earlier career included commercial and strategic roles at Spirit Group and Vodafone. Jonathan qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers, holding management roles in both the UK and Asia, and holds an MBA from IESE, the leading European Business School in Barcelona.
Managing Director - Property
Andrew graduated from Liverpool and commenced his surveying career at the District Valuers Office, where he completed his RICS qualifications. From there he went to Royal Sun Alliance with responsibility for part of their Northern investment portfolio. He then spent 7 years working as investment and development director for Rowlinson Securities Plc, developing across all sectors and throughout the UK to include industrial and office schemes. He then spent 7 years with Barlows Plc performing an identical role including retail in and out of town.
Since leaving Barlows he was involved with Assura under its Medical Property Investment Fund guise and was responsible for securing its seed portfolio prior to successful launch onto the Stock Market in November 2003. Since then he has led the Property team through its growth covering the development managers, asset and facilities managers.
Group Financial Controller
Paul qualified as a Chartered Accountant before joining Alsop Wilkinson corporate solicitors in Liverpool where he spent 4 years, during which the firm merged with Dibb Lupton Broomhead to form DLA, he was part of the team responsible for merging the two firms.
Paul spent 9 years at Johnson Service Group Plc as Corporate Accountant, which included 2 years implementing SAP as head of the SAP FICO team. Paul joined Assura in 2007 and has been instrumental in the selecting and implementing of a new financial and property management system.
Head of Investor Relations & Communications
Carolyn graduated from Birmingham University and commenced her career as an auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers. She qualified as a chartered accountant in 2005 before moving to KPMG in Liverpool. Carolyn joined Assura in 2007 initially as part of the Pharmacy business as Finance Manager
before joining the Group finance team in 2009 as Group Reporting Accountant. Carolyn is responsible for external financial reporting including the Annual and Interim Report and Accounts. In 2011 Carolyn also took on the role of Company Secretary.
Head of Portfolio Management
Spencer Kenyon is Head of Portfolio Management for Assura Group. Spencer is a Chartered Surveyor and has worked in property management both in Public and Private sector throughout his career. He previously worked for Barlows PLC and for 9 years headed their Asset Management Department.
His earlier career included commercial roles at St Quintin where he was Associate Director at St Quintin, a commercial property firm and was Head of their Property Management department in Manchester for 5 years. Since 2003 he has specialised in the healthcare sector, dealing with the management and development of primary care property.
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