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Our management team

Our management team

Andrew Knight

Managing director

At a glance

  • Joined Care UK in February 2014.
  • Previous role was the managing director of Weight Watchers UK.
  • Has held a non-executive directorship at an NHS Trust.
  • Previous roles include managing director of Weight Watchers UK and senior management positions at Punch Taverns, Spirit Group and at Allied Domecq.
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Matt Rosenberg

Finance and commercial director

At a glance

  • Joined Care UK in May 2014.
  • Qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PwC.
  • Held senior financial roles at hospitality companies, including QMH Group, Westmont Hospitality Group and Whitbread.
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Leah Queripel

Human resources director

At a glance

  • Worked in HR for more than 15 years

  • Broad range of HR experience including FTSE 100, private equity, hospitality, leisure and healthcare businesses

  • Priorities include leadership programme, talent and succession development and providing a learning and development environment for all employees

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Rachel Gilbert

Care, quality and governance director

At a glance

  • Has worked at Care UK since 2013

  • A qualified nurse with 30 years’ experience in care services

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Richard Pearman

Business development director

At a glance

  • With Care UK since 1997.
  • Has worked through a range of roles in the business development team.
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Jacqui White

Marketing director

At a glance

  • With Care UK since 2011
  • Has held senior roles in marketing, digital and PR in industries as diverse as consumer tech, publishing and FMCG
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Tony Weedon

Strategic programme director

At a glance

  • Worked for Care UK since 1991.
  • Responsible for all major projects, including new home openings.
  • Remit has grown from hotel services manager to project director, operations director and now strategic programme director.
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Chris Hopkinson

Operations director (south)

At a glance

  • Spent 18 years in retail sector before moving into elderly care
  • With Care UK since September 2012
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Geoff Edwards

Operations director (north)

At a glance

  • Joined Care UK in early 2014
  • Took on ops director role in March 2015
  • Over 20 years’ experience in the care sector
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Latest news

Our news

Care home residents reminisce about the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh’s wedding

Care home residents reminisce about the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh’s wedding

November 20 2017

Care home residents across the UK are celebrating the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh’s platinum wedding anniversary by sharing their own memories of that special day, 70 years ago. 

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Care UK celebrates three wins at the National Dementia Care Awards

Care UK celebrates three wins at the National Dementia Care Awards

November 20 2017

Care UK is celebrating having won three National Dementia Care awards. 

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Sandfields residents get back in the saddle!

Sandfields residents get back in the saddle!

November 13 2017

Residents at Sandfields were given the opportunity to cycle again after a special visit from a project based in Gloucester.

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Health news

How old is your heart?

How old is your heart?

November 16 2017

Heart disease (including heart attack and stroke) is still the leading cause of death amongst men. Lifestyle factors, like smoking or not getting enough exercise, mean many people have unhealthy hearts, which means their ‘heart age’ is older than their physical age.

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