Company Announcements

Baroness Philippa Couttie

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RNS Number : 7332J
14 December 2022

14 December 2022

Mitie Group plc

LEI number: 213800MTCLTKEHWZMJ03


Mitie Group plc (the "Company") - Baroness Philippa Couttie

It is with great sadness that Mitie Group plc announces that Baroness Philippa Couttie, Non-Executive Director of Mitie, passed away on 12 December 2022. The Group's thoughts and condolences are with Philippa's husband Stephen and her family at this sad time.


Philippa joined the Board of Mitie Group in November 2017 as a Non-Executive Director of the Company and served on the Audit and Nominations Committee. She was instrumental in the development of Mitie's ESG agenda, both establishing and leading the company's Social Value committee. Philippa was also a Trustee and Chair of The Mitie Foundation.


Derek Mapp, Chairman of Mitie, said:


"Philippa made an enormous contribution to the Board with her enthusiasm and expertise and will be remembered for helping to establish Mitie as the ESG leader in the FM industry. She will be greatly missed by us all and her family is in our thoughts."


This announcement does not contain inside information.




For further information, contact:

Fiona Lawrence

Group IR Director


M: +44 (0)738 443 9112


Claire Lovegrove

Head of External Communications



M: +44 (0)790 027 6400





Peter Dickinson

Chief of Staff and General Counsel


M: +44 (0)776 821 5013



About Mitie


Notes to editors 


Founded in 1987, Mitie's job is to look after places where Britain works and is the leading facilities management company in the UK. We offer a range of services to the Public Sectors in Central Government and Defence and Communities (Healthcare, Education and Campus & Critical).  Our Technical Services (Engineering Services, Energy, Water and Real Estate Services) and Business Services (Security, Cleaning and Office Services) divisions serve private sector customers in Telecoms, Financial & Professional Services, Transport and Industrials and increasingly to the public sector. Finally, our Specialist Services (Care & Custody, Landscapes, Waste Management and Spain) division serves both the public and private sectors in these niche businesses. 


Mitie acquired Interserve's facilities management business on 30 November 2020 and now employs 68,000 people. We are the champion of the 'Frontline Heroes' who have kept Britain working during the COVID pandemic. We take care of our customers' people and buildings, through the 'Science of Service', and we are transforming facilities to be more flexible, safe, sustainable, and attractive to all. 


The business continues to execute its technology-led strategy and in the past twelve months has received multiple awards - the top few from each division are listed below.  Find out more at


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