Moorfield appoints non-exec director

UK real estate fund manager Moorfield Group has appointed Jane Hollinshead as a non-executive director.

Hollinshead has over 20 years' experience advising public and private companies and not-for-profit organisations on a range of commercial and residential real estate issues. She is currently Principal and founder of IJD Consulting, which was established to provide advice on external advisor strategies and change management processes to REITS, professional services firms and real estate industry organisations, including British Land, Knight Frank, Savills and the British Property Federation. She previously spent 18 years at law firm Addleshaw Goddard as a Partner, Real Estate Sector Head and a member of the Governance Board.

 
Hollinshead has significant Board level experience. She is currently Non-Executive Director of Notting Hill Genesis Housing Association, where she is Chair of its Operations Committee and a member of its Nominations and Remuneration Committees. She is also a Board member of Pathways to Property, an initiative focused on increasing social mobility within the real estate industry, led by RREF, Henley Business School and supported by the Sutton Trust. Since January 2019, Hollinshead has been a Diversity & Inclusion Consultant to Knight Frank and has previously provided diversity and Inclusion advice to the British Property Federation.
 
Marc Gilbard, CEO of Moorfield Group, says: “Jane has enjoyed a distinguished career in the real estate sector, advising some of the UK’s leading businesses and with her significant Board experience will provide invaluable insight and guidance as Moorfield continues to progress. In particular, as we focus on expanding our footprint across the residential (and related) sectors and delivering on our ESG pathway, her skill and experience will be hugely beneficial.”
 
Hollinshead adds: “Over more than 20 years, Moorfield has forged a reputation as one of the UK’s most successful and innovative real estate businesses. I am excited by the strategic direction of the business and look forward to supporting the team during this next stage of growth.”