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Our management team

Our management team

Andrew Knight

CEO, Residential Care Services

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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House of fun: Residents see stars thanks to Newbury care home

September 10 2019

Four lucky residents at a Newbury care home saw their wishes come true recently, after each experiencing a day to remember.

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Kenilworth care home makes medieval wish come true for 93-year-old resident

Kenilworth care home makes medieval wish come true for 93-year-old resident

September 6 2019

A Kenilworth care home surprised a 93-year-old resident with a trip down memory lane to one of her favourite places.

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Oh, they do like to be beside the seaside! Richmond care home creates indoor beach

Oh, they do like to be beside the seaside! Richmond care home creates indoor beach

August 30 2019

Residents at a Richmond care home enjoyed a trip to the ‘seaside’ recently, after team members transformed the home for a special ‘seaside day’.

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‘Round of a-paws’ for Smyth Lodge's new canine relations manager

‘Round of a-paws’ for Smyth Lodge's new canine relations manager

August 29 2019

Smyth Lodge has officially welcomed a new team member – and he’s set to be a paw-some hit with residents and colleagues alike.

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