Harworth appoints Gareth Thomas as Development Director for the Midlands region

Harworth Group plc, a leading regenerator of land and property for sustainable development and investment, is pleased to announce the appointment of Gareth Thomas as Development Director for the Midlands region.

Reporting to Midlands Regional Director, David Cockroft, Gareth will be responsible for expanding the Midlands portfolio to support Harworth’s strategic growth ambitions, including progressing its major developments in the region.

Gareth has over 15 years’ experience in the private and public sector, having held senior leadership positions at both JLL and Deloitte, advising a range of institutional investors, financiers and property companies on commercial acquisitions and lending across the UK. Prior to joining Harworth, Gareth led the development team at The Coal Authority, which is sponsored by the Department of Energy Security and Net Zero. Whilst there, Gareth also led teams that advised on land management, acquisitions and disposals, as well as leading its permitting and planning functions across Great Britain.

“Gareth is an excellent addition to the team at Harworth and strengthens our capabilities in the Midlands region. Gareth’s senior expertise and extensive experience will help drive growth in the region and support the successful delivery of a wide range of projects.”

David Cockroft, Regional Director – Midlands, Harworth Group