McKay appoints Helen Sachdev as non-executive director

McKay appoints Helen Sachdev as a non-executive director

UK REIT McKay Securities Plc has appointed Helen Sachdev as a non-executive director with immediate effect.

Sachdev will also become a member of the nomination, remuneration and audit & risk committees supporting board succession planning.

Sachdev has over 30 years of real estate and commercial experience following senior roles in a number of blue chip organisations including Tesco; the retail banking division of Barclays, where she developed its multi-channel strategy; and estate agent Marsh and Parsons, for which she was COO.

She also has extensive board experience and is currently chair of the Loughborough Building Society and a non-executive director of Wilmington PLC. Previous non-executive director roles have included Communisis PLC, Athelney Trust PLC, Optivo Housing Association and Genesis Housing Association. Helen is also a qualified accountant (FCMA).

“I am pleased to welcome Helen to the Board. She has considerable experience gained from a range of sectors, including real estate, and has also been involved in significant business transformation and change. Her knowledge and experience will be very helpful as we all emerge from the current pandemic,” said Richard Grainger, Chairman of McKay.