Roz Bird

Commercial Director, Silverstone Park

Biography

A qualified marketer with a degree in Estate Management, Roz joined MEPC in 2007, becoming Estate Director at Granta Park in 2011.

In 2014, following MEPC’s acquisition of 131 acres of development land around the Silverstone Circuit, Roz became Commercial Director of Silverstone Park and in 2015, a member of the MEPC Executive Committee.

Since then, Roz has driven forward MEPC’s plans for Silverstone Park, including the development of a number of speculative industrial schemes, achieving Enterprise Zone status and a new planning consent for 2.1m sq ft, complemented by a growing number of high-tech business networking events and a sports and social programme.

In 2016, Roz worked with Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence to create the UK’s only dedicated sub-contract inspection metrology facility and with local partners to establish the Silverstone Technology Cluster.

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