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Steve Norris, Chairman

Steve Norris

Chairman

Steve Norris is a widely experienced Chairman with extensive knowledge of property, planning, transport and infrastructure, bringing a unique combination of both political and commercial expertise.  In 2017 he was listed as one of Property Week’s Property Power 100. Steve is also Chairman of Soho Estates and Driver Group PLC, Chairman of Council of the National Infrastructure Planning Association and Deputy Chairman of Optare PLC.  He is an Eminent Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and advises investors and owners on complex planning and development issues.

A Member of Parliament for more than 14 years, Steve served as Parliamentary Private Secretary in the Departments of Environment, Trade and Industry and the Home Office prior to his appointment as Minister for Transport in Sir John Major’s government where he served for almost five years.  He is a former Vice-Chairman of the Conservative Party and was twice their candidate for Mayor of London. Having worked with both central and local government, Steve Norris’ in-depth political and commercial knowledge will be instrumental in the ongoing success of This Land™.