Our People

Our people are responsible for preserving and evolving the Leverhulme legacy for future generations.

Clive Macintosh

Board of Trustees

The strategic direction of Leverhulme is driven by a board of Trustees which was established by the 3rd Viscount. Our Trustees are guided by a strong set of values which they believe follow the best traditions of the three Viscounts.

The current Chairman of the Trustees is Clive Mackintosh, a former PwC partner who worked for the firm for almost 40 years. Clive has extensive experience advising families in the UK and abroad.

Amanda Bailes

Amanda Bailes

Chief Operating Officer

Amanda has over 30 years of experience in the financial services sector.

She oversees all aspects of daily operations within Leverhulme. She splits her time between the Wirral and London offices of Leverhulme.

Frank Brereton

Frank Brereton

Head of Property

Frank oversees the property of Leverhulme to promote and build on the legacy of creating great places.

He has over 20 years of experience in the private sector working in property and enhancing the contribution it can make.

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Nigel McGurk

Head of Planning & Development

One of the UK’s leading land and planning advisers, Nigel works with communities, landowners, local authorities and public and private companies to help create successful places.

He specialises in legacy development and has a strong understanding of the importance of locally distinctive, sustainable communities.

Tom Oleary Of Leverhulme Estate

Tom O'Leary

Estate Manager

Tom brings real care to his role and is passionate about the rural area.

He works closely with everyone across our estates in delivering Leverhulme's stewardship of homes, businesses and natural environments.

Ellie Heyden

Ellie Heyden


Ellie has 10 years of experience in property in the private sector.

She operates across all of the property interests of Leverhulme, working closely with all of our property managers and advisors.