Zoopla is the UK's most comprehensive property website, focused on empowering users with the resources they need to make better-informed property decisions. We help consumers both find their next home and research the market by combining hundreds of thousands of property listings with market data, local information and community tools.
At Zoopla we are fans of transparency and everything we do is aimed at making the market more efficient for both property consumers and advertisers alike. Zoopla has rapidly become the UK’s leading online destination for property consumers to search for homes and do their market research and the favoured online marketing partner for UK estate agents, letting agents and property developers.
Launched in 2008, Zoopla has since been one of the fastest growing websites in the UK, now attracting over 40 million visits per month and we are proud to have collected numerous awards and accolades along the way, including being named one of the Top 10 UK Tech Companies (Guardian) and one of the Top 10 Most Innovative UK Companies (Smarta).
Zoopla is part of Zoopla Property Group Plc which was founded in 2007 and has a highly-experienced management team, led by Founder & CEO, Alex Chesterman.
Zoopla Property Group Plc, Harlequin Building, 65 Southwark Street, London SE1 0HR
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Board of directors
Mike Evans, Non-Executive Chairman
Mike became Chairman of Zoopla Property Group in 2014. He has been Chairman of Hargreaves Lansdown plc since 2009, which he joined as a non-executive director in 2006. Mike is a qualified actuary with over 30 years' experience in the financial services industry. He is also a non-executive director of Chesnara plc. He was formerly Chief Operating Officer at Skandia UK Limited. He holds a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Bristol.
Alex Chesterman, Founder & Chief Executive Officer
In 2008, Alex launched Zoopla.co.uk, which has become one of the UK's most-visited websites and best-known online property brands. In 2012, Alex merged Zoopla with Daily Mail Group’s online property brands to form Zoopla Property Group which owns two of the leading brands in the sector - Zoopla.co.uk and PrimeLocation.com - and where he remains as CEO. Prior to this, in 2003, Alex co-founded LOVEFiLM.com, Europe's leading online DVD rental subscription service, which was successfully sold to Amazon.com. Alex is widely recognised as one of the UK's leading internet entrepreneurs and was named by Property Week as one of the 100 most important people in the UK residential property industry. Alex holds an honours degree in Economics from London University.
David Dutton, Non-Executive Director
David became a Director of Zoopla Property Group in 2012. He serves as Chairman of DMG Information, a division of Daily Mail & General Trust plc as well being a non-executive Director of a number of other DMGT subsidiaries. David has been an Executive Director of Daily Mail & General Trust plc since 1997 and advises the Group on property matters. He also serves as Chairman of UCL Business plc. David is a successful entrepreneur and holds a BA in Economics from Cambridge University and an MBA from Harvard University.
Duncan Tatton-Brown, Non-Executive Director
Duncan became a Director of Zoopla Property Group in 2014. He is currently CFO of Ocado Group plc which he joined in 2012. Previously, Duncan was CFO of Fitness First plc and prior to that was Group Finance Director of Kingfisher plc, one of the world's largest home improvement retailers. He has held senior finance positions at B&Q plc, Virgin Entertainment Group and Burton Group plc and was also a non-executive director of Rentokil Initial plc. Duncan holds a master’s degree in Engineering from King's College, Cambridge and is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.
Grenville Turner, Non-Executive Director
Grenville became a Director of Zoopla Property Group in 2010. He is a Non-Executive Chairman of Countrywide plc which he joined in 2006 and is also a Non-Executive Director of the DCLG, Chairman of Hamptons International, Chairman of Bellpenny Ltd and Chairman of Knightsbridge Student Housing Limited. He was formerly Chief Executive, Intelligent Finance and Chief Executive, Business to Business at HBOS and has previously served as a Director of St James’s Place Capital Plc, Sainsbury’s Bank Plc and Rightmove plc. Grenville qualified as a chartered banker and holds an MBA from Cranfield Business School.
Robin Klein, Non-Executive Director
Robin became a Director of Zoopla Property Group in 2012. He is currently a venture partner of Index Ventures, a founding partner of The Accelerator Group and serves as a non-executive Director of MoneySupermarket plc. Robin is a serial entrepreneur and an angel investor in a number of the UK's leading high-growth internet businesses. Companies he has backed at an early stage include LastMinute.com, Agent Provocateur, LOVEFiLM, Wonga, Mind Candy (Moshi Monsters), Fizzback, Tweetdeck, Graze, FreeAgent, Skimlinks and Moo.
Sherry Coutu, Non-Executive Director
Sherry became a Director of Zoopla Property Group in 2014. She currently serves as a non-executive Director of the London Stock Exchange Group, Cambridge University Press, Raspberry Pi and Artfinder. She also serves on the advisory boards of Linkedin and Care.com, is an external non-executive Director of Cambridge University. Previously, she has served as a Director of New Energy Finance, Jarvis plc and RM plc and formerly she founded Interactive Investor International plc. Sherry was awarded a CBE in 2013 for ‘Services to Entrepreneurship’ and she holds an MBA from Harvard, an MSc from the London School of Economics and a BA from the University of British Columbia.
Stephen Daintith, Non-Executive Director
Stephen became a Director of Zoopla Property Group in 2013. He is currently Finance Director of Daily Mail & General Trust plc which he joined in 2011. Previously, Stephen was COO and CFO of Dow Jones, a subsidiary of News Corp. He has also held several CEO and CFO positions in various overseas markets for British American Tobacco. Stephen started his career as an accountant at Price Waterhouse and holds a degree from Leeds University.
Stephen Morana, Chief Financial Officer
Stephen joined Zoopla in 2013 after spending a decade at Betfair, one of the UK's most successful internet businesses. Part of the management team since 2002, he joined the Board as CFO in 2006, and was Interim CEO in 2012. Prior to Betfair, Stephen held a number of senior finance positions, including at Sapient the Nasdaq listed technology innovator. Stephen is a Chartered Accountant and an INSEAD alumni.