Matthew Light - Group Acquisitions Director

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Matt is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant with 20 years’ property industry experience. Matt joined the Group in 1998, initially as Leaders CFO. During this time, he was responsible for all financial compliance of the Group.

As the business grew, Matt became increasingly focused on growing the business through merger and acquisition and became Acquisitions Director for Leaders in 2015 and then Group Acquisitions Director for the Group following the merger of Leaders and Romans in 2016. Matt is responsible for the acquisitions and merger strategy of the Group and has completed over 120 acquisitions since 2010.

Matthew is married with 2 children and spends most of his weekends either with his family or following his Brighton & Hove Albion FC, home and away and England whenever he can – he still hopes to see England win the World Cup in his lifetime.

Other Members

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Adrian Gill

Chief Executive Officer
Leaders Romans Group

Peter Kavanagh

Group Managing Director
Leaders Romans Group

Michael Palmer

Chief Financial Officer
Leaders Romans Group

Peter Loverdos

Chief Operating Officer
Leaders Romans Group

Michael Cook

National Lettings Director
Leaders Romans Group

Allison Thompson

Managing Director, Lettings
Leaders

Andrew Williams

Managing Director
Boyer

Tim Foreman

MD, Land & New Homes
Romans

Alison Guyton

Director, New Homes
Leaders

Richard O'Neill

Managing Director, Lettings
Romans

Kevin Shaw

National Director, Sales
Leaders

Antony Gibson

Managing Director, Sales
Romans

Matthew Light

Group Acquisitions Director
Leaders Romans Group

Ian Barnett

Director, Land
Romans

Emma Wells

Managing Director, Lettings
Leaders

Kathy Valverde

Director, Lettings
Leaders

Hannah Pentecost

Head of HR Operations
Leaders Romans Group

Dan Lowery

Director, Surveys & Valuations
Romans

Greg May

Director, Financial Services
Romans