Our leadership team reflects a group of diverse individuals with breadth and depth of experience across the company.
Keith Bradley - Chairman. The Rt. Hon. the Lord Bradley of Withington
The Rt. Hon. the Lord Bradley of Withington is Honorary Special Adviser at the University of Manchester. From 2018 Lord Bradley became Chair of Council of Salford University and he is also Chair of MaST LIFTCo and BTG LIFTCo, a member of the Advisory Board on Female Offenders (MoJ) and Trustee of the Centre for Mental Health and the Prison Reform Trust. Formerly Member of Parliament for Manchester Withington 1987–2005, he was Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Social Security (1997–98), Deputy Chief Whip (1998–2001), Minister of State at the Home Office (2001–02) and a member of the Health Select Committee (2002–05). He was appointed a Privy Counsellor in 2001 and ennobled in 2006. The Bradley Report on people with mental health problems or learning disabilities in the criminal justice system was published on 30 April 2009.
Neil Ward - Director
TWith an extensive background in Property Law, Development and Investment, Neil joined BTG's public sector 40% Shareholder, Community Health Partnerships, as Investment Director in 2015. In that role, he became a Director on the Boards of BTG and all other LIFT companies in the North West of England.
Charlotte Douglass - Director
Director Charlotte joined the asset management team at Equitix in June 2016. She has particular focus on the real estate assets within the Funds. Charlotte has over 13 years of transactional and advisory experience in Real Estate. Prior to Equitix, Charlotte was an Assistant Director within the Real Estate Corporate Finance team at Ernst & Young – undertaking transactional activity, strategic consultancy and restructuring across the Care Homes, Retail, Office, student accommodation and residential sectors for a range of private and public sector clients. Charlotte trained as a Commercial Property Surveyor at King Sturge, has a BSc in Chemistry from the University of Birmingham, an MSc in Real Estate Management from Oxford Brookes University and is a member of RICS.
Daan Vermeer - Director
Director Equitix is a market leading investor and fund manager of core infrastructure assets, specialising in long-term partnerships.
Daan joined the Equitix Asset Management team in June 2017 and is responsible for social infrastructure assets, including the Sandwell LIFT.