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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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Local community comes together for a day of wartime nostalgia

Local community comes together for a day of wartime nostalgia

June 19 2018

People from Thorrington took a trip down memory lane with a special event at Silversprings to mark the Second World War. 

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Local Mayor cuts the ribbon at Knebworth's new nursing suite

Local Mayor cuts the ribbon at Knebworth's new nursing suite

June 18 2018

Knebworth celebrated the opening of its state-of-the-art nursing suite with a special guest.  

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Lights, camera, action: Colne View supports town’s dementia cinema

Lights, camera, action: Colne View supports town’s dementia cinema

June 18 2018

Colne View has been working with a local cinema to host monthly dementia-friendly screenings for the community.  

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Eating and drinking before an operation – the facts

Eating and drinking before an operation – the facts

June 15 2018

The cancellation of surgery across the NHS is a much-debated topic. Cancellations can happen for many reasons, but a common cause and one which is completely unavoidable is this – patients ignoring advice to fast before their operation.

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