Our Executive Directors have a wide range of experiences and competencies. This mix enables the board to develop the strategies that reinforce our philosophy, improve our processes and ensures business growth.
Chief Executive Officer
Mark Dickinson joins PegasusLife Group from Anthology, a London residential property developer that he founded in 2013...
He brings with him a wealth of knowledge and experience of large scale property development in London and other cities across the UK and Australia.
Mark’s formative professional experiences were gained within Berkeley Homes, Stockland (Australian REIT) and Lend Lease. Notably, he led the team who built the Athletes Village for London 2012.
- Mark Dickinson joins PegasusLife Group from Anthology, a London residential property developer that he founded in 2013...
Chief Commercial Officer
Ali Powell is a Senior Executive with 23 years expertise in Sales, Marketing...
and Customer Experience in the hospitality and leisure sector. She has a proven track record of accelerating profitable growth, turnaround and transformation.
She was formerly Global Chief Commercial Officer for Fitness First - the world's largest privately owned health club provider, and prior to that held senior leadership positions in top-flight international companies including InterContinental Hotels Group, Hilton and Whitbread. She won the award for 2017 Business Woman of the Year - Retail and Consumer and is a diversity & inclusion champion.
Ali is a member of the PegasusLife Group Board and has responsibility for our Sales, Marketing and Customer Experience functions. She is a very driven commercially astute leader who excels in delivering results, change leadership and developing talent.
- Ali Powell is a Senior Executive with 23 years expertise in Sales, Marketing...
Chief Operating Officer
Marc Evans is a qualified solicitor with nearly 20 years experience in development, infrastructure, asset and corporate finance...
Marc started his career in private practice with DLA Piper before joining the investment arm of Balfour Beatty where he became Commercial Director managing a team responsible for investing in infrastructure and equipment projects (housing, hospitals, schools, roads, bridges, tunnels, power projects, defence equipment) in the UK and overseas. Before joining PegasusLife Marc was CEO of a start-up business that had developed an innovative and award-winning energy storage technology which was being deployed predominantly in Asia and Africa.
- Marc Evans is a qualified solicitor with nearly 20 years experience in development, infrastructure, asset and corporate finance...
Chief Financial Officer
Ian Trinder joined PegasusLife in 2013, having previously worked as Finance Director at...
Hamptons International for 7 years. He set up and managed overseas operations in India, Italy and Morocco and was a main board director of Hamptons International Ltd, Hamptons International Mortgages Ltd and the Hamptons-CBRE joint venture. More recently, he was Chief Financial Officer at Audley Retirement for 3 years where he was shortlisted for Young FD of the year 2012 and commended for being a “world class Finance Director”.
Ian trained as a chartered accountant at Ernst & Young and has spent most of his working life demonstrating an excellent understanding of the property market while amassing key contacts and relationships built up over a number of years. Ian also has significant experience of corporate transactions, investment decisions, business development and restructuring.
In recent financing, Ian successfully negotiated and completed a £450m, 7-year development finance facility which will fund the business to maturity and beyond.
- Ian Trinder joined PegasusLife in 2013, having previously worked as Finance Director at...
Regional Development Dir. - Mike Gill
Mike has over 30 years experience in the Residential housing market...
After graduating Mike joined Westbury Homes (subsequently taken over by Persimmon) in 1985 on a post-graduate Development Programme. There he gained experience in the Planning, Construction and Quantity Surveying disciplines, eventually achieving the position of Chief Surveyor.
Mike joined Pegasus in 1991 rising from Commercial Manager to the role of Commercial Director, being responsible for construction, commercial and customer care in the business. Prior to the acquisition of Pegasus by Oaktree, Mike delivered over 50 successful developments with a cost variance of less than 1% while ensuring that a high standard of customer care was achieved with a year on year owner recommendation of over 95%.
As part of his current role of Regional Development Director, Mike is responsible for the delivery of the company’s developments in the South West.
Mike is a Chartered Surveyor (MRICS), a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building (FCIOB) and was also one of the early Chartered Directors (FIOD) after completing a number of leadership and financial programmes.
- Mike has over 30 years experience in the Residential housing market...
Land Director - John Kerr
John has over 25 years of experience in planning, development and land acquisition...
His career began in 1991 after achieving a degree in Town & Country Planning with private planning consultancy Broadway Malyan. The next 9 years took him to Chartered Surveyors Grant and Partners, and Rolfe Judd Planning where he became an Associate Director.
In 2000, John joined Berkeley Homes as a Development Manager; two years later he was promoted to Land Director and became a member of the Divisional Board. Following this successful period at Berkeley, John moved on to work for Brooksplace, a private property company where he joined as Development Director. It was his role to lead the planning and development focus of the business, utilising his skills in town planning and residential led mixed-use developments.
After nearly 5 years at Brooksplace, John joined Barratt Homes as Development Director for the West London office. He was a Divisional Board Director, responsible for implementing the Divisional Business Plan as the company sought to deal with the market post-recession. He was responsible for land identification and acquisition, conceiving the most profitable development solution for the development site, progressing the site through the planning process, securing the planning permission and all necessary legal agreements. In 2011 John re-joined the Berkeley Group, and worked as Land Director for Berkeley First, the specialist company dealing with the development of Student Accommodation.
In January 2013, John joined PegasusLife as Land Director focusing in London and the South East.
- John has over 25 years of experience in planning, development and land acquisition...