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Colin Cole

Colin Cole is Chief Executive and founder member of Lioncourt. Under his leadership the company has developed into one of the fastest growing land and property businesses in Central England with 2 distinct divisions in the form of Lioncourt Homes and Lioncourt Strategic Land.

Whilst experienced management teams are in place to drive the expansion of the two divisions, Colin plays an active hands-on role in both the Home Building and Strategic Land businesses.

Prior to joining Lioncourt, Colin was an Executive Director and Divisional Chairman of Westbury plc one of the largest house builders in the UK, with specific responsibilities for operational and strategic land activities.

Colin joined Westbury in 1984 and was involved in the Management buyout of Westbury Homes in 1985, the flotation on the London Stock Exchange in 1986, all four of the company acquisitions together with the sale of Westbury plc to Persimmon plc in 2006 for circa £950 million including debt.

As an Executive director of Westbury, Colin was also a member of the Homes Board, the largest division in the Group, with overall responsibility for operational activities, new land investment and strategic land transactions.
Colin has a personal interest in house and street scene design as well as being passionate about quality of build, quality of design and quality of service.

Colin also holds two non-executive director roles with NHBC Building Control Services and Rockwool Limited. He is also an Executive Member of the Midlands HBF.