Board Change

11 July 2017

RPS Group Plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Elizabeth ('Liz') Peace CBE as a Non-Executive Director. Liz will join the Board with effect from 11 July 2017. Louise Charlton will step down as a Non-Executive Director on 4 August 2017.

Liz Peace has enjoyed a wide ranging and senior level career spanning both public and private sectors. Between 2002 and 2014 she was Chief Executive of the British Property Federation having previously served for 12 years as Company Secretary and Director of Corporate Affairs for QinetiQ plc. Prior to that Liz enjoyed a highly successful career as a civil servant holding a number of senior positions within the Ministry of Defence. She was awarded the CBE in 2008. Liz is a Non-Executive Director of Redrow Plc until 31 August 2017 and served as a Non-Executive Director of Morgan Sindall Group Plc between 2012 and 2017. She also holds other non-executive, voluntary and advisory positions including as Chair of the Shadow Government Property Agency, Chair of Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation, Non-Executive Director of The Howard de Walden Estate, non-executive adviser at Holtby Turner and Chair of the property industry charity LandAid.

Ken Lever, Group Chairman, commented:

"I would like to thank Louise for the important contribution she has made during her nine year period on our Board. Louise's corporate communication skills have been particularly valued and her presence will be greatly missed. I am delighted to welcome Liz to the Board. Liz's diverse knowledge and experience will add value to the Board's activities and we look forward to working with her as RPS moves through its next phase of growth."

11 July 2017

There are no matters requiring disclosure pursuant to Listing Rule 9.6.13 in respect of Liz Peace other than her directorships of Redrow plc and Morgan Sindall Plc as mentioned above.


For further information, please contact:

RPS Group plc
Ken Lever, Group Chairman Tel: 01235 863 206
Instinctif Partners
Justine Warren
Matthew Smallwood
Tel: 020 7457 2020