Headcrown Group Plc

Key people

Key peopleCarl Brian

Headcrown Group Chairman & Chairman & Chief Executive Cruden Group

Carl Brian, BSc Eng ACA, Chairman of the Headcrown Group, is a graduate civil engineer and a chartered accountant by training.  Appointed to the main board in 1995, Carl previously worked for PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Management Consulting division and subsequently for his own business.  He was Chairman of the Cruden Group between 2006 and 2009, before resuming his role as Chairman and Chief Executive from December 2012.


Key peopleSonia Brian

Director & Company Secretary

Sonia Brian, was appointed Company Secretary 21st March 1995 and then a Director of Headcrown Group plc on the 29th April 1996.  Aside from her statutory responsibilities, Sonia administers the Head office and takes responsibility for a number of central functions including treasury and group health insurance.

Key peoplePhilip Ryan

Non-Executive Director

Philip Ryan, FCIOB, is a non-executive member of the Headcrown Board.  Previously Philip was Chairman of J. F. Finnegan Limited, retiring in September 2010.


Philip, who joined J.F. Finnegan in 1995 and became Chairman in 2000, brings to the Board his extensive experience and proven expertise in construction and development gained from his forty years in the industry.  Prior to joining J.F. Finnegan, Philip was a regional director with Mowlem.


Key peopleSimon Camamile

Non-Executive Director

Simon Camamile MRICS brings to the Board a real expertise of the UK property market, being a leading member of Jones Lang LaSalle's National Investment Business and The Industrial Markets Business which he set up and ran from 1997.


London and throughout the UK together with development and funding advice, and management of business for clients. He has significant recent experience in a broad range of markets including industrial, retail, office and business park markets.