Housebuilder appoints new chair of homes division board

Peter Shepherd

MACTAGGART & Mickel has promoted director Peter Shepherd to the new role of chair of the company’s homes division board.

The expanded role will see him assume responsibility for around £100 million of residential property assets and he will chair the trade arm of the group, covering Homes Scotland, Homes England, Timber Systems, Contracts and Strategic Land.

Shepherd joined the housebuilder in 1990 and has held several construction and project management roles. He was appointed a director in 2011 with responsibility for production and strategic planning.

Peter Shepherd said, “As chair, my key priority will be to work with my colleagues ensuring we continue delivering fantastic homes for our clients in a sustainable, consistent and productive manner across our growing geographic area and client base.”

Ed Monaghan, group CEO of Mactaggart & Mickel added, “Peter’s experience and mix of skills have driven the successful expansion of our housebuilding arm over three decades. His new role gives him overall responsibility for ensuring that the Mactaggart & Mickel construction excellence continues outside Scotland.”