L&Q's Executive Group
L&Q's Group Board
Aubrey Adams OBE
Chair of L&Q Group
Aubrey is the former Chief Executive of Savills plc, a leading global real estate service provider, employing 35,000 people across a network of over 700 offices.
Aubrey’s previous external experiences include Senior Independent Director of Associated British Ports plc, Chair of Air Partner plc, Chair of Max Property Group plc and Non-Executive Director of The British Land Company plc.
Aubrey’s current external appointments include Chair of the Board of Trustees of Wigmore Hall and Senior Independent NED of Tritax Big Box REIT plc.
Group Director, Finance
Waqar has worked for L&Q for more than 20 years and was appointed Group Finance Director in 2008.
His priority has been to develop a management culture across L&Q that pursues our social objectives alongside a commercial approach.
Waqar has supported L&Q in taking on commercial activities, strategic joint ventures and vertical integration in both operational and development functions to generate significant financial strength to maximise our social impact. He has further supported the L&Q Foundation in creating long term sustainable partnerships with other like-minded charities investing in the social fabric of the areas we work in.
Waqar also sits on the boards of the National Housing Federation and Trafford Housing Trust.
Maria Da Cunha
Maria is a former senior executive of British Airways plc where she worked for 18 years until 2018. Maria was BA’s Head of Legal and Government and Industry Affairs for four years before becoming its Director of People and Legal in 2011, responsible for human resources, legal, risk and compliance.
Maria has extensive experience in corporate governance, risk and compliance, regulated industries, transformation programmes, employee engagement and industrial relations.
Prior to joining BA, Maria held various positions with Lloyds of London, Lovells LLP and the College of Europe.
Maria is a Non-Executive Director of Royal Mail Group plc and De La Rue plc and a Panel Member of the Competition and Markets Authority.
Rajiv Jaitly specialises in risk, governance and operational due diligence.
Rajiv holds other non-executive directorships and previously held senior positions at Santander and AXA Investment Managers.
He is a Chartered Accountant and Licensed Insolvency Practitioner, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investment and a Fellow of the Association of Business Recovery Professionals.
Rajiv is also a member of L&Q’s Audit & Risk Committee.