Canary Wharf Group has appointed Rebecca (Becky) Worthington as its next Chief Financial Officer(CFO). She will succeed Russell Lyons who retires as CFO in 2021.
Becky Worthington is currently Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of iQ Student Accommodation. Previously, between 2015 and 2019, Becky was CFO and then Group Chief Operating Officer at Countryside Properties, listing the business on the LSE in 2016.
Prior to that, Becky Worthington spent 15 years at Quintain Estates and Development, first as Finance Director and latterly as Deputy Chief Executive; and was Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Lodestone Capital Partners.
Becky qualified as a chartered accountant with PriceWaterhouseCoopers and has over 20 years of experience in finance with extensive knowledge of the real estate market. Becky will join CWG in May 2021. She will succeed Russell Lyons who retires as CFO in 2021.
Shobi Khan, CEO, Canary Wharf Group, said: “Becky brings a wealth of expertise and deep knowledge of real estate operations and investment that will assist CWG’s strategic growth objectives. On behalf of my colleagues I welcome Becky to CWG and look forward to working with her.”
Becky Worthington said: “I am delighted to be joining Canary Wharf Group. I was drawn to the company for its world-class reputation, values-led culture and sense of community. CWG has a compelling growth strategy and I look forward to being part of the team to deliver it.”