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Hugh Scott-Barrett

Non Executive Chairman

Capital & Regional plc

London, UK

Hugh Scott-Barrett


Hugh Scott-Barrett is Non Executive Chairman of Capital & Regional plc, having served as CEO from 2008 to 2017. He has recently stepped down as Chairman of the Board of Directors of GAM Holding, a leading independent asset manager. However, he remains a Member of the Board of Directors until the next Annual General Meeting.

He was previously a member of ABN AMRO's Managing Board and served as Chief Operating Officer between 2003-2005 and Chief Financial Officer from 2006-2007.

Hugh studied at the Sorbonne in Paris, and at Oxford University where he read Modern History. He is a carriage driver and member of the FEI Four in Hand World Championship winning team at the World Equestrian Games in Tryon and the FEI Driving World Cup in Bordeaux, both in 2018.

Hugh Scott-Barrett’s Newsfeed

Growthpoint’s R2.9bn UK shopping spree approved

In one of the biggest merger and acquisition deals likely to be signed by a South African real estate investment trust (Reit) this year, JSE-listed Top 40 index group Growthpoint Properties has received approval from Capital & Regional shareholders to a R2.9 billion takeover deal of the UK-based fund... Hugh Scott-Barrett, chairman of Capital & Regional said in the statement: “It is very pleasing to see such strong shareholder support for the proposed transaction, endorsing the board’s view that this will provide a transformational catalyst for the future growth of Capital & Regional.”

Growthpoint makes hefty cash offer for controlling stake in Capital & Regional

Growthpoint Properties, the largest landlord with a primary listing on the JSE, said on Thursday it would offer Capital & Regional shareholders a premium of about 100% for their shares as it eyes a controlling stake in the UK shopping-centre owner. Capital & Regional chair Hugh Scott-Barrett said on Thursday the board had unanimously recommended the proposed transaction.

Hugh Scott-Barrett’s Background

Non Executive Chairman
May 2017 - Present
London, UK
Capital & Regional is a business transformed following a major restructuring and £200 million acquisition of the Mall Shopping Centre Fund. One of the leading entrepreneurial retail property companies. C&R is a specialist REIT looking to add to its £1 billion portfolio of UK shopping centres.
Senior Advisor on bids for businesses in financial sector in UK & Europe
Sep 2007 - Mar 2008
London, UK
Founded in 1998, JC Flowers & Co is a leader in financial services investing and has a differentiated investment strategy. Seeking to capitalize on market inefficiencies due to regulatory change and asset complexity.
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Other Business Interests

Jan 2011 - Present
Salisbury, UK
The Southern Spinal Injuries Trust (SSIT) raises money to help people living with spinal cord injury in the South and South West of England and support The Duke of Cornwall Spinal Treatment Centre.
Jan 2008 - Present
Bristol, UK
The Soil Association is a charity founded in 1946. A leading food and farming organic certification body who work to save our soils and make good food the easy choice for everyone.

Current Non-Executive Positions

Member Of The Board Of Directors
Apr 2017 - Present
Zurich, CH
Hugh was Chairman of the Board of Directors until October 2019, however he is remaining as a Member of the Board of Directors until the next Annual General Meeting. GAM is a leading global independent asset management group with AUM of more than CHF 130 billion.
Non Executive Chairman
Jun 2017 - Present
London, UK
Capital & Regional is a UK-focussed specialist property REIT with a strong track record of delivering value enhancing retail and leisure asset management opportunities across a £1billion portfolio of in-town dominant community shopping centres.
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Previous Non-Executive Positions

Non Executive Director and Chairman of the Audit Committee
Mar 2011 - Jun 2017
Chichester, UK
The Goodwood Estate is in the heart of West Sussex and is home to the world famous Festival of Speed, Goodwood Revival and Glorious Goodwood.
Board Member, 750th Anniversary Appeal
Jan 2009 - May 2013
Oxford, UK
Merton College is one of the colleges of the University of Oxford in England. Its foundation can be traced back to the 1260s.
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Hugh Scott-Barrett’s Education

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University of Oxford
BA Hons, Modern History
1977 - 1980
Sorbonne logo Sorbonne logo
1977 - 1977
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