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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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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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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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Latest news

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First for region: dementia friendly barber visits Hadrian Park

First for region: dementia friendly barber visits Hadrian Park

April 17 2018

Hadrian Park is one of the first in the region to be joined by a dementia friendly barber. 

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Care UK care homes celebrate Care Home Open Day

Care UK care homes celebrate Care Home Open Day

April 17 2018

Care UK care homes across the country are opening their doors to the local community in celebration of Care Home Open Day.

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Ambleside receives eggtra-special visit from local Brownies

Ambleside receives eggtra-special visit from local Brownies

April 11 2018

Ambleside had a cracking time celebrating Easter with a local Brownies pack.

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A bit of advice for London Marathon 2018 runners

A bit of advice for London Marathon 2018 runners

April 19 2018

It’s set to be a scorcher this Sunday, and while most of us will be pulling out the BBQ, over 40,000 people will be putting on their running shoes to take part in the 2018 London Marathon. 

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