Our Group Executive Board ensures we have a cohesive and integrated management structure and approach, allowing us to capture and cascade best practices across our global network.

Mark Ridley

Group Chief Executive Officer

Mark joined Savills in 1996 and was appointed to the Board in 2018.

He was Chairman of Savills Commercial from May 2008, then Chief Executive Officer of Savills UK from 2013 and additionally of Savills Europe from 2014 until he was appointed as Deputy Group Chief Executive on 1 May 2018.  Following the retirement of Jeremy Helsby on 31 December 2018 Mark was appointed Group Chief Executive Officer.

Simon Shaw

Chief Financial Officer

Simon joined Savills as Group Chief Financial Officer in March 2009.

Simon is a Chartered Accountant. He was formerly Chief Financial Officer of Gyrus Group PLC, a position he held for five years until its sale to the Olympus Corporation. Simon was Chief Operating Officer of Profile Therapeutics plc for five years and also worked as a corporate financier, latterly at Hambros Bank Limited.

Mitch Rudin

(alternate to Mitch Steir) President, Savills Studley

Mitch was appointed as an alternate to Mitch Steir on the Group Executive Board with effect from 1 January 2019.

Simon Hope

Head of Global Capital Markets

Simon holds the position of executive director and is responsible for Savills global capital markets team.

Chris Lee

Group Legal Director & Company Secretary

Chris joined Savills in June 2008 and was appointed to the Group Executive Board in August 2008.

Chris has ultimate responsibility for legal, regulatory and compliance issues globally. He held equivalent roles with Alfred McAlpine plc, Courts plc and Scholl plc between 1997 and 2008, prior to which he was Deputy Group Secretary of Delta plc from 1990 to 1997.

Raymond Lee

Chief Executive Officer, Greater China

Raymond was appointed to the Group Executive Board in 2011.

Christian Mancini

Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific

Christian was appointed to the Group Executive Board in July 2016.

James Sparrow

Chief Executive Officer, Savills UK & EMEA

James was appointed to the Group Executive Board on 1 May 2018.

He became Chief Executive of Savills UK in May 2018, having previously been Head of Professional Services, Savills UK and a member of the Savills UK executive board since 2013 when it was established.

Mitch Steir

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Savills Studley

Mitch was appointed to the Group Executive Board when Studley, Inc. joined Savills in 2014.