Principal Shareholder

Robert Wilkinson


Robert’s background is in the auto industry and he has successfully built and sold several businesses in this sector. He is no longer actively involved in the automotive sector and as such is fully focused on Mulberry and plays an instrumental role in its growth.

Mark Wilkinson


Mark is also from the automotive sector. Mark manages the day to day planning and commercial operations of Greatline. Alongside Robert he plays a key role in seeking out new opportunities but also takes primary responsibility for dealing with planners and political bodies.

Jon Tate


Jon is a qualified Chartered Accountant with a strong commercial background. Having worked in professional practice and industry, Jon has substantial commercial experience – he is instrumental in the commercial and financial appraisal of potential developments and for the financial management and stewardship of the company.


Ian Sadler

Managing Director

Ian joins Mulberry with 25 years’ experience in residential development, earned across the Midlands and Home Counties with Bryant Homes, Taylor Wimpey and Barratt/David Wilson Homes. From a technical background he progressed to Technical Director in 2001 followed by other senior positions in land and commercial. He became Operations Director with the Barratt Mercia Division in 2013 and was promoted to Managing Director of their North Thames Division in 2014 where he led the Division through a significant period of growth.

Steve Mitchell

Land & Operations Director

Steve has over 25 years’ experience in the development sector, mainly holding senior board positions with both private and public house building companies. He successfully set up a new operating region for Henry Boot Homes taking full responsibility for the operating region and also held the position of Land & Development Director for Persimmon Homes (Midlands) Limited.

Tony Flatters

Finance Director

Tony is a qualified management accountant responsible for the finances across the group, with strong commercial and business experience gained from a wide range of sectors, having worked in engineering, logistics, civil engineering and construction.


Mark Day

Development Director

Mark is a Chartered Surveyor (MRICS) with a broad range of commercial development expertise accumulated over a 30 year career in the industry. Mark previously worked for St Modwen Properties plc and has acquired an understanding of developing large and challenging sites which require extensive ground remediation and improvement.

Mark plays a key role in the development of commercial sites, leading teams of consultants to the successful completion of projects.

Phil Jones

Development Director

Phil started his career at Tesco PLC where he spent 4 years project managing the delivery of new stores and extensions of all sizes including mixed use projects and the world’s first zero carbon supermarket. Phil then moved on to lead the store refresh programme at a time where Tesco was refurbishing over 300 stores a year.

Phil’s role at Mulberry is to identify and acquire new opportunities whilst also maximising the value of our developments through the planning and delivery stages ensuring projects are delivered on time, within budget and to the highest of standards.