Empiric Student Property


Non-Executive Chairman

Mark Pain



1 September 2018

Relevant Skills and Experience

  • Chartered accountant
  • Strong financial, customer and shareholder focus
  • Extensive experience of executive and non-executive roles in the real estate, financial services and consumer/leisure sectors

Principal External Appointments

  • Non-executive director – AXA Insurance UK
  • Chairman – London Square
  • Non-executive director – Close Brothers Group plc

Significant Previous External Experience

  • Group finance director – Abbey National plc
  • Group finance director – Barratt Developments plc
  • Non-executive director – Ladbroke Coral Group plc, Aviva Insurance Limited, Spirit Pub Group plc, Johnston Press plc, Northern Rock, LSL Property Services and Punch Taverns plc
  • Vice chairman and senior independent director – Yorkshire Building Society

Committee Memberships

  • Nomination Committee (Chair)
  • ESG Committee (Chair)
  • Remuneration Committee