Board members


John Tutte
Chairman
Background and experience

Appointed to the Board as Non-executive Chairman on 1 April 2022.

John brings extensive leadership skills and over 40 years of housebuilding experience, principally through various senior roles at Redrow plc, including Group Chief Executive, Executive Chairman and then Non-executive Chairman, prior to him retiring from the Board in 2021. John is also a Non-executive Director of the Home Builders Federation and until 2020 he was also Chairman of the Home Building Skills Partnership.

John is Chairman of the Nomination Committee and a member of the Remuneration Committee.

Jason Honeyman
Chief Executive
Background and experience
Appointed to the board on 1 September 2017
Jason became Chief Executive on 1 August 2018. Jason has been an employee of Bellway since 2005 having been Managing Director of our largest and most successful Division at Thames Gateway before being promoted to Southern Regional Chairman in December 2011 and then joining the Board as Chief Operating Officer on 1 September 2017.

Jason is Chairman of the Board Committee on Non-Executive Directors’ Remuneration.

Keith Adey
Group Finance Director
Background and experience
Appointed to the board on 1 February 2012
Keith, a Chartered Accountant, joined Bellway in December 2008 as Group Chief Accountant, becoming Group Finance Director on 1 February 2012. Prior to joining Bellway he worked at KPMG and Grainger plc.

Keith is a member of the Board Committee on Non-Executive Directors’ Remuneration
Sarah Whitney
Sarah Whitney
Senior Independent Non-Executive Director
Background and experience
Appointed to the board on 1 September 2022

Sarah, a chartered accountant, was appointed to the Board as a non-executive director on 1 September 2022.
She was formerly a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers and held roles as Head of the Consulting & Research business at DTZ Holdings (now Cushman & Wakefield), and then at CBRE as an Executive Director heading the Government & Infrastructure team.

Previously has held a Non-executive Director role at St Modwen Properties PLC and was Chair of the Audit & Risk Committee of The Land Trust.

Other appointments

JP Morgan Global Growth & Income plc
A non-executive director and Chair of the Audit Committee and member of Management Engagement Committee

BBGI Global Infrastructure S.A
Chair of the Supervisory Board and Chairman of the Nomination committee

Tritax EuroBox plc
Senior Independent non-executive director and member of the Audit, ESG and Management Engagement Committees

The Canal & River Trust
Trustee and Chair of the Investment Committee.


Jill Caseberry
Independent Non-Executive Director
Background and experience
Appointed to the board on 1 October 2017
Jill was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 1 October 2017. Jill has extensive sales, marketing and general management experience across a number of blue chip companies including Mars, PepsiCo and Premier Foods.

Jill is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and is a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees.
Other appointments
C&C Group plc
Non-executive director and a member of the Remuneration and Audit Committees.
Halfords Group plc
Senior Independent Director, Remuneration Committee Chair and a member of the Audit, Nominations and ESG Committees.
St. Austell Brewery Company Limited
Senior Independent Director. Chair of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Audit and Nomination Committees.
Bakkavor Group plc
Senior Independent Director, Chair of Remuneration Committee, and a member of the Nomination Committee.

Ian McHoul
Independent Non-Executive Director
Background and experience
Appointed to the board on 1 February 2018
Ian was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 1 February 2018, and appointed as Chairman of the Audit Committee on 12 December 2018. Ian qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG in 1984. His early career was spent in the brewing industry. Between 1985 and 1995 he held various positions with the Foster’s Brewing Group, including General Manager, Strategy. He was Finance & Strategy Director of the Inntrepreneur Pub Company Limited from 1995 to 1998 and then served at Scottish & Newcastle plc from 1998 to 2008, first as Finance Director of Scottish Courage and later as Group Finance Director of Scottish & Newcastle plc. From 2008 to 2017 he was Chief Financial Officer of Amec Foster Wheeler plc.
He was also a non-executive director of Premier Foods plc from July 2004 to April 2013.

Ian is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Nomination and Remuneration Committees.
Other appointments
The Vitec Group plc
Chairman.

Cecily Davis
Independent Non-Executive Director
Background and experience
Appointed to the Board on 1 May 2024
Cecily was appointed to the Board as a Non-Executive Director on 1 May 2024. Cecily has extensive legal, construction and infrastructure experience, combined with a wealth of senior executive experience and general management experience.

Cecily is a member of the Audit, Nomination, Remuneration and Sustainability Committees.
Other appointments
Fieldfisher LLP
Engineering, Procurement and Construction Partner
Co-Head of Africa Group
Triple Point Social Housing REIT PLC
Non-executive director and member of the Sustainability & Impact and Nomination Committee.

Group General Counsel and Company Secretary


Simon Scougall
Group General Counsel and Company Secretary
Background and experience
Simon, a solicitor, was appointed Group General Counsel and Company Secretary in February 2016. Simon joined Bellway in March 2011 and has held senior positions within the Group including that of Group Commercial Director. He has significant experience in the housebuilding sector, working either in-house or for clients in private practice.