Serial Entrepreneur Robert Kilgour joins Morphose as a non-executive director

International brokerage and advisory service business has appointed Robert Kilgour as a non-executive director.

Self-described as a ‘serial entrepreneur’, Kilgour has over 35 years’ experience as an investor, business founder and property developer. He was the founder of Four Seasons Health Care, which is now the UK’s largest care home operator with some 460 care homes and employing over 30,000 staff.

Robert will provide specific advice and expertise on facilities management with an emphasis on new developments and innovation in the healthcare and security sector.

Kilgour commenting on his appointment said:

“With this appointment I look forward to complimenting an already fantastic group of knowledgeable professionals. With many years in business, throughout a number of sectors and interests, I aim to offer advice that will aid the expansion of Morphose both domestically and internationally.”

Nick Atherton, Managing Director, Morphose, added:

“Robert will undoubtedly bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to the growing Morphose team. His excellent business acumen and entrepreneurial credentials will help cement our place as industry-leading advisors in increasingly specialised markets.”

Robert’s additional interests include Dow Investments plc, Renaissance Care, NW Systems Group (video and security system specialist) and Kingdom FM Radio.

Kilgour now splits his spare time between London and Scotland, wherever possible raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support and spending time with his family.

Morphose appoints Dave Wilson and Paul Rafferty as non-executive directors

International advisory and brokerage service business Morphose has appointed Dave Wilson and Paul Rafferty as non-executive directors.

 

Wilson has 25 years’ expertise in FM, working in the sector globally at board director level. He has worked on mergers, acquisitions, outsourcing and service improvement projects with internationally recognised corporate occupiers and service providers.  He also has significant experience in the FM and real estate markets across EMEA, Asia Pacific, the USA and the UK, and high level contacts through his involvement with global industry. Wilson was deputy chair of the BIFM and is also a former president of IFMA UK and IFMA Europe.

 

Rafferty is a successful business and finance entrepreneur with an impressive knowledge of the support services sector. He spent a number of years in banking with Barclays before embarking on a career change seeking and setting up Integrated Cleaning Management, which he grew to be a market leader before selling it to a FTSE 100 company who specialised in the support services industry. Rafferty brings a wealth of experience in operations and large team management, customer service, client development, profitable growth and a deep insight into what it fundamentally takes to create a business that can be sold for high multiples.

 

Wilson will provide specific advice and expertise on facilities management with an emphasis on new developments and innovation, business transformation, and M&A in the FM sector. Meanwhile Rafferty will support cleaning-based clients through their own sale, purchase or growth strategies.

 

Managing Director Nick Atherton Said:

“We’re delighted to welcome two such knowledgeable professionals to Morphose,Their extensive, and complementary, skills and experience will provide our clients with the in-depth expertise they need when buying, selling and turning businesses around.”