Michael Gregory Reed ('91 Finance)

Michael Gregory Reed 2024 Distinguished Achievement Award

Portrait of Michael Gregory Reed.2024 Distinguished Achievement Award

Greg is Group CEO of Places for People, the UK’s leading Social Enterprise. Through its award-winning affordable and supported housing, regeneration & development, property investment, property management, leisure, and procurement companies, PfP owns or manages around 250,000 homes, operates over 100 leisure facilities, employs 12,000 People, has £15.0bn of assets, and will deliver 35,000 new homes over the next decade.

A purpose-driven senior executive, in his 30-year career, Greg has led major finance, partnership, marketing, customer service, and commercial functions in global listed companies including Bank of America and RBS Group. Before joining PfP, Greg was UK CEO for international home assistance business HomeServe. 

During Greg’s time at HomeServe, the business was recognized as one of the best places to work in the UK three times. In 2020, Glassdoor named Greg as one of the top five highest rated CEOs in the UK during the COVID-19 Crisis. He was also honored with the 2017 Most Progressive Workplace Leader and Best Leader Awards at the EMEA Talent Unleashed Awards.

Greg is a native of Smyrna, Delaware. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Batchelor of Science in Finance and then received a Juris Doctor from Delaware Law School. Greg lives in Edinburgh, UK with wife his Melissa and their three children.