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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

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Scarecrow brings local pupils and care home residents together

Scarecrow brings local pupils and care home residents together

July 25 2017

Residents at Hartismere Place were joined by pupils from St Peter and St Paul CEVA Primary School as part of an inter-generational project aimed at dispelling the myths and stigma associated with dementia. 

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The Ware Society comes together to name Snowdrop House

The Ware Society comes together to name Snowdrop House

July 25 2017

Members of the Ware Society committee have put their heads together to come up with a name for a new care home in Ware.

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Sculpture unveiled at Suffolk care home

Sculpture unveiled at Suffolk care home

July 20 2017

A beautiful outdoor sculpture, commissioned by Care UK from a talented local artist, has been unveiled at a care home in Bury St. Edmunds.

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Health news

Protecting your skin from the sun

Protecting your skin from the sun

July 27 2017

As we go into the peak summer holiday season Care UK’s expert pharmacist from Southampton NHS Treatment Centre, Arevan Rahman, explains how the sun burns our sk

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