Audley Group appoints development director

Care home developer expands with appointment of Philip Rolfe

Philip Rolfe

Care operators, Audley Group, has announced the appointment of Philip Rolfe as development director.

In a new role for Audley, Rolfe will work alongside construction director, Kevin Hudson, to deliver the planned growth across Audley Group, at a pivotal moment for the company.

Reporting to managing director, Kevin Shaw; Rolfe will be key to the delivery of the business’s future growth strategy.

Hep has worked in partnership with Audley and their investment partner, Moorfield, for many years and is familiar with the brand, business model and development plans.

He joins from PMR Building Consultancy where he was managing director.

With 29 years experience in property, construction and development management, including 18 years as a chartered surveyor; Rolfe has an extensive track record across a wide variety of refurbishment and development projects.

Shaw said: “Philip joins at a truly-critical time for our business as we look to both build on existing opportunities and create new strategic partnerships.

“Significant investor interest, notably our recent joint venture, puts Audley on a fantastic footing to accelerate our growth and we need exceptional people to drive this forward.

“Philip’s unrivalled knowledge of the property market and development management experience will be of tremendous value to us as build our offering in the later-living market.”

Rolfe added: “Audley is a leading light in the retirement village market, with its innovative approach to spotting and securing growth opportunities.

“Audley is a company that I am very proud to join and I am delighted to play a part in continuing its successful mission of providing aspirational housing, facilities and care to older people across the UK. “

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