Michelmersh Brick Holdings PLC
Martin Warner MSc FRICS, Chairman
Martin Warner formed Michelmersh with the former Chairman Eric Gadsden in 1997 and has served as Chief
Executive and subsequently non-executive Chairman from May 2017. Martin is a Fellow of the Royal Institute
of Chartered Surveyors and is Chairman of the Brick Development Association. He is a non-executive director
of Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc.
Frank Hanna Joint Chief Executive
Frank Hanna has over 25 years of brick industry experience. Frank joined Freshfield Lane Brickworks Limited
(“FLB”) in 1991 having formerly worked for Lesser D&B and Hanson Brick Ltd. Frank was appointed to the
Board of FLB in 1996 as sales and technical director before becoming a shareholder in 2000. He was appointed
as a Director of the Company on 30 March 2010 and became Joint Chief Executive on 1 January 2016. Frank
has chaired both the Brick Federation and PWP within the Brick Development Association and is currently a
main board Director of the Brick Development Association.
Peter Sharp BA(Hons) MIOD Joint Chief Executive
Peter Sharp has been in the industry for 33 years including 13 with Michelmersh and 14 years with Ibstock
Brick holding various senior leadership and management positions. He is a member of the Institute of Directors
and the Institute of Materials Minerals and Mining. Peter is also a board Director of the British Ceramic
Confederation, the trade body for the ceramic industry. He joined the board in May 2011 and became Joint
Chief Executive on 1 January 2016.
Stephen Morgan BA ACA, Finance Director
Stephen Morgan is a Chartered Accountant having trained with KPMG. He was previously Finance Director and Company Secretary at an AIM listed property company where he experienced a range of corporate acquisitions and disposals. He joined Michelmersh in August 2010 as Interim Finance Director and Company Secretary and was appointed as Finance Director and Company Secretary on 9th November 2010.
Bob Carlton-Porter, Non-Executive Director
An Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers, a Fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers, and a
Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Marketing, Bob is an international industrialist with over 40 years’ experience
as a financial and commercial director. Following positions in banking, the food and commodity industry he
joined Hoechst AG in finance and treasury, leaving to join English China Clays PLC as Group Finance Director.
Over the past years he has chaired listed companies in the property sector latterly Newport Holdings PLC,
ARAM Resources PLC and ROK Plc. Bob is chairman of the Audit and Remuneration Committees.
Steve Bellamy was appointed to the Board on 1 February 2018. He has been Chairman and non-executive
director to a wide range of both public and private companies and Chairman of and advisor to Investment
Committees and capital providers. Steve is currently also Chairman of Becrypt Limited, Chairman of Concirrus
Limited and NED and Audit Chair of, AIM 30, Advanced Medical Solutions Group plc. He was previously COO
and Finance Director of Sherwood International Plc, UK Investment Director of Brierley Investments, and worked
at Coopers & Lybrand (now PwC) in New Zealand and New York. He is a New Zealand Chartered Accountant.