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  • Nomination Committee
  • Remuneration Committee

Mike Evans

Non-Executive Chairman

Mike became Chairman of ZPG in 2014. He has been Chairman of Hargreaves Lansdown plc since 2009, which he joined as a non-executive director in 2006. Mike is a qualified actuary with over 30 years' experience in the financial services industry. He is also a non-executive director of Chesnara plc. He was formerly Chief Operating Officer at Skandia UK Limited. He holds a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Bristol.

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Alex Chesterman OBE

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Alex founded ZPG in 2007 and remains with the Group as its CEO. Previously, Alex co-founded LOVEFiLM, Europe's leading online DVD rental service, which was successfully sold to Amazon. Alex is recognised as one of the UK's leading digital entrepreneurs and has been a winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award as well as having been awarded an OBE for Services to Digital Entrepreneurship. Alex holds an honours degree in Economics from London University.

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Andy Botha

Group Chief Financial Officer

Andy joined Zoopla Property Group in 2016 and is currently Group CFO. Previously, Andy was Chief Commercial & Financial Officer at e-commerce website notonthehighstreet.com and prior to that, Andy spent five years at Betfair Plc, one of the UK's most successful internet businesses, where he held Commercial and Financial roles. Prior to Betfair, he was UK Finance Director at lastminute.com. Andy is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

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Kevin Beatty

Non-Executive Director

Kevin became a Director of ZPG in 2016. He serves as CEO of DMG Media, the consumer media operation of Daily Mail & General Trust plc, which publishes the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, Metro, Mail Online, Mail Plus, Metro digital editions and Elite Daily. He is a board member of the NMA and represents the UK publishing industry as Second Vice President on the Board of WAN-IFRA. Kevin is also a non-executive director of the PA Group and the Chairman of the RFC, the body that funds the Independent Press Standards Organisation.

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Duncan Tatton-Brown

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Duncan became a Director of ZPG in 2014. He is currently CFO of Ocado Group plc which he joined in 2012. Previously, Duncan was CFO of Fitness First plc and prior to that was Group Finance Director of Kingfisher plc, one of the world's largest home improvement retailers. He has held senior finance positions at B&Q plc, Virgin Entertainment Group and Burton Group plc and was also a non-executive director of Rentokil Initial plc. Duncan holds a master’s degree in Engineering from King's College, Cambridge and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

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Grenville Turner

Non-Executive Director

Grenville became a Director of ZPG in 2010. He is a Non-Executive Chairman of Countrywide plc which he joined in 2006 and is also a Non-Executive Director of the DCLG, Chairman of Titlestone Ltd, Non-Executive Chairman of Watkins Jones Plc and Chairman of Bellpenny Ltd. He was formerly Chief Executive, Intelligent Finance and Chief Executive, Business to Business at HBOS and has previously served as a Director of St James’s Place Capital Plc, Sainsbury’s Bank Plc and Rightmove plc. Grenville qualified as a chartered banker and holds an MBA from Cranfield Business School.

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Robin Klein

Independent Non-Executive Director

Robin became a Director of ZPG in 2012. He is a founding partner of LocalGlobe, Leading Seed Venture Capital firm and was previously a venture partner at Index Ventures. LocalGlobe first invested in Zoopla in 2007 prior to its launch. Robin is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor in a number of the UK’s leading high-growth internet businesses. Companies he has backed at an early stage include LastMinute.com, Agent Provocateur, LOVEFiLM, Wonga, Secret Escapes, Fizzback, Tweetdeck, Graze, FreeAgent, Skimlinks and Moo.

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Sherry Coutu CBE

Independent Non-Executive Director

Sherry became a Director of ZPG in 2014. She currently serves as a non-executive Director of the London Stock Exchange Group, Cambridge University Press, Raspberry Pi and Artfinder. She also serves on the advisory boards of Linkedin and Care.com, is an external non-executive Director of Cambridge University. Previously, she has served as a Director of New Energy Finance, Jarvis plc and RM plc and formerly she founded Interactive Investor International plc. Sherry was awarded a CBE in 2013 for ‘Services to Entrepreneurship’ and she holds an MBA from Harvard, an MSc from the London School of Economics and a BA from the University of British Columbia.

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Stephen Daintith

Non-Executive Director

Stephen became a Director of ZPG in 2013. He is currently Finance Director of Daily Mail & General Trust plc which he joined in 2011. Previously, Stephen was COO and CFO of Dow Jones, a subsidiary of News Corp. He has also held several CEO and CFO positions in various overseas markets for British American Tobacco. Stephen started his career as an accountant at Price Waterhouse and holds a degree from Leeds University.

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Vin Murria

Independent Non-Executive Director

Vin became a Director of ZPG in 2015. She has 25 years' experience of working with private equity-backed and publicly listed companies, focusing on the software sector. Until March 2015 Vin was the Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Software Group plc, an AIM-listed healthcare and business management software solutions company she founded in 2008 and exited to Vista private equity. Named Quoted Company Entrepreneur of the year 2014 and Woman of The Year in the 2012 Cisco Everywoman Technology Awards, Vin is a successful entrepreneur with a strong background in technology based international business.

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  • Audit Committee
  • Nomination Committee
  • Remuneration Committee

Mike Evans

Non-Executive Chairman

Mike became Chairman of ZPG in 2014. He has been Chairman of Hargreaves Lansdown plc since 2009, which he joined as a non-executive director in 2006. Mike is a qualified actuary with over 30 years' experience in the financial services industry. He is also a non-executive director of Chesnara plc. He was formerly Chief Operating Officer at Skandia UK Limited. He holds a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Bristol.

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Alex Chesterman OBE

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Alex founded ZPG in 2007 and remains with the Group as its CEO. Previously, Alex co-founded LOVEFiLM, Europe's leading online DVD rental service, which was successfully sold to Amazon. Alex is recognised as one of the UK's leading digital entrepreneurs and has been a winner of the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award as well as having been awarded an OBE for Services to Digital Entrepreneurship. Alex holds an honours degree in Economics from London University.

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Andy Botha

Group Chief Financial Officer

Andy joined Zoopla Property Group in 2016 and is currently Group CFO. Previously, Andy was Chief Commercial & Financial Officer at e-commerce website notonthehighstreet.com and prior to that, Andy spent five years at Betfair Plc, one of the UK's most successful internet businesses, where he held Commercial and Financial roles. Prior to Betfair, he was UK Finance Director at lastminute.com. Andy is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

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Kevin Beatty

Non-Executive Director

Kevin became a Director of ZPG in 2016. He serves as CEO of DMG Media, the consumer media operation of Daily Mail & General Trust plc, which publishes the Daily Mail, The Mail on Sunday, Metro, Mail Online, Mail Plus, Metro digital editions and Elite Daily. He is a board member of the NMA and represents the UK publishing industry as Second Vice President on the Board of WAN-IFRA. Kevin is also a non-executive director of the PA Group and the Chairman of the RFC, the body that funds the Independent Press Standards Organisation.

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Duncan Tatton-Brown

Senior Independent Non-Executive Director

Duncan became a Director of ZPG in 2014. He is currently CFO of Ocado Group plc which he joined in 2012. Previously, Duncan was CFO of Fitness First plc and prior to that was Group Finance Director of Kingfisher plc, one of the world's largest home improvement retailers. He has held senior finance positions at B&Q plc, Virgin Entertainment Group and Burton Group plc and was also a non-executive director of Rentokil Initial plc. Duncan holds a master’s degree in Engineering from King's College, Cambridge and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

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Grenville Turner

Non-Executive Director

Grenville became a Director of ZPG in 2010. He is a Non-Executive Chairman of Countrywide plc which he joined in 2006 and is also a Non-Executive Director of the DCLG, Chairman of Titlestone Ltd, Non-Executive Chairman of Watkins Jones Plc and Chairman of Bellpenny Ltd. He was formerly Chief Executive, Intelligent Finance and Chief Executive, Business to Business at HBOS and has previously served as a Director of St James’s Place Capital Plc, Sainsbury’s Bank Plc and Rightmove plc. Grenville qualified as a chartered banker and holds an MBA from Cranfield Business School.

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Robin Klein

Independent Non-Executive Director

Robin became a Director of ZPG in 2012. He is a founding partner of LocalGlobe, Leading Seed Venture Capital firm and was previously a venture partner at Index Ventures. LocalGlobe first invested in Zoopla in 2007 prior to its launch. Robin is a serial entrepreneur and angel investor in a number of the UK’s leading high-growth internet businesses. Companies he has backed at an early stage include LastMinute.com, Agent Provocateur, LOVEFiLM, Wonga, Secret Escapes, Fizzback, Tweetdeck, Graze, FreeAgent, Skimlinks and Moo.

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Sherry Coutu CBE

Independent Non-Executive Director

Sherry became a Director of ZPG in 2014. She currently serves as a non-executive Director of the London Stock Exchange Group, Cambridge University Press, Raspberry Pi and Artfinder. She also serves on the advisory boards of Linkedin and Care.com, is an external non-executive Director of Cambridge University. Previously, she has served as a Director of New Energy Finance, Jarvis plc and RM plc and formerly she founded Interactive Investor International plc. Sherry was awarded a CBE in 2013 for ‘Services to Entrepreneurship’ and she holds an MBA from Harvard, an MSc from the London School of Economics and a BA from the University of British Columbia.

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Stephen Daintith

Non-Executive Director

Stephen became a Director of ZPG in 2013. He is currently Finance Director of Daily Mail & General Trust plc which he joined in 2011. Previously, Stephen was COO and CFO of Dow Jones, a subsidiary of News Corp. He has also held several CEO and CFO positions in various overseas markets for British American Tobacco. Stephen started his career as an accountant at Price Waterhouse and holds a degree from Leeds University.

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Vin Murria

Independent Non-Executive Director

Vin became a Director of ZPG in 2015. She has 25 years' experience of working with private equity-backed and publicly listed companies, focusing on the software sector. Until March 2015 Vin was the Chief Executive Officer of Advanced Software Group plc, an AIM-listed healthcare and business management software solutions company she founded in 2008 and exited to Vista private equity. Named Quoted Company Entrepreneur of the year 2014 and Woman of The Year in the 2012 Cisco Everywoman Technology Awards, Vin is a successful entrepreneur with a strong background in technology based international business.

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