About Us

Our Directors

John Sutcliffe

John Sutcliffe, Group C.E.O.
John Sutcliffe joined Henry Boot PLC in 2006 and was appointed as C.E.O. in January 2016. He joined the board of Henry Boot Construction in 2009 becoming Chairman in January 2016.
He previously held a similar role with Town Centre Securities PLC and prior to that was Finance Director of Abbeycrest PLC.

simon-carr_0Simon Carr, Managing Director
Simon joined Henry Boot Construction in 1988 and has progressed through the company to his current post of Managing Director. He has extensive on-site experience in the education, housing, health and commercial sectors. Simon is married and has two sons, both of whom work within the construction industry. He enjoys many sports and is an avid follower of Yorkshire CC. Simon is a private sector board member of the Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership and the Sheffield City Region Housing and Infrastructure Executive Board. He is also a past Chair of the National Federation of Builders, past President of the Yorkshire Builders Federation and also sits on the CBI Construction Council.

Dave Pearson

Dave Pearson, Commercial Director
Dave joined the company in 1976 aged 16 as a Trainee Quantity Surveyor and has progressed through the commercial ranks culminating in his appointment to the Board in 2007. He is a keen golfer, which along with his two teenage sons, keeps him busy outside work.

tshawTony Shaw, Director
Tony joined the company in 1985 as a trainee building technician. His early career was spent in various site planning roles before progressing into site management.  After leading many successful projects, he was promoted in 2010 to Eastern Regional Manager. Tony was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2013. A lifelong resident of Derbyshire, Tony is married to Sally and has two teenage children Sam and Sophie.

Darren LittlewoodDarren Littlewood, Group Finance Director
Darren Littlewood joined Henry Boots in 1998, made Group Financial Controller in 2008 and was appointed Group Financial Director in January 2016.
He graduated from Durham University in 1996 with an honours degree in Maths, Physics and Chemistry and qualified as a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants in 2007.