Our People

Our people are every bit as important as our land. We have a highly experienced team of property professionals including surveyors, planners, engineers and project managers, as well as finance, legal, communications and support staff.

Our Team

The Board

The Board is responsible for the setting and oversight of Harworth Group plc's strategy - to promote, develop and utilise our existing portfolio, in addition to replenishing our asset base with attractive investment opportunities, to enhance net asset value and to increase our recurring income base.

Anthony Donnelly
Independent Non-Executive Director
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Andrew Cunningham
Independent Non-Executive Director
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Chris Birch
General Counsel & Company Secretary
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Communications & Public Affairs

Working alongside all teams within the company, this team is responsible for all of the company's communications, stakeholder management and marketing work.

Iain Thomson
Associate Director, Partnerships & Communications
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General Counsel & Company Secretary

The General Counsel and Company Secretary provides internal legal advice and is responsible for ensuring Companies Act and regulatory compliance. The role also involves the review and provision of advice on commercial tenders and contract matters and all legal aspects of corporate transactions.

Chris Birch
General Counsel & Company Secretary
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Executive Team

The Executive team is responsible for the delivery of Harworth Group plc's strategy and the day-to-day running of the business.

Phil Wilson
Managing Director - Capital Growth
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Ian Ball
Executive Director - Income Generation
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Capital Growth

The Capital Growth segment of the business reports to Phil Wilson and includes our Strategic Land, Major Projects and Technical teams within our business. The team focuses on maximising value by developing the property portfolio and includes planning & development activity, value engineering and proactive asset management, thereby bringing sites to the market.

Peter Henry
Regional Director (Yorks, Notts, Derbys)
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Duncan Armstrong-Payne
Associate Director - Major Projects
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Chris Davidson
Associate Director - Major Projects
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Brendan Carty
Project Manager - Infrastructure
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Iain Griffin
Acquisitions Manager (North West)
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James Connelly
James Connelly
Project Manager - Infrastructure
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Income Generation

The Income Generation team reports to Ian Ball and includes our Business Space, Building Delivery, Natural Resources and Operations team. This part of the business focuses on retaining selected land and property assets to generate growth and a long-term recurring income steam from directly-built commercial units, our seven business parks, rent generated from low-carbon energy sources and from the sale of minerals and aggregates.

Robert Cole
Project Manager - Building Delivery & Infrastructure
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Eddie Peat
Director - North East & Corporate Development
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Chris Warren
Associate Director - Natural Resources
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Hannah Moxon
Senior Estates Surveyor - Natural Resources
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Shaun Hockley
Director - Operations & Recycling
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Callum Foley
Assistant Asset Manager - Business Space
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Finance

Our Finance function provides a full service to all aspects of the business, including all aspects of financial management, modelling and the payment of suppliers and staff.

Alex Mellows
Financial Planning & Analysis Manager
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Heather Foxen
Management Accountant - Capital Growth
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Katie Hill
Management Accountant - Income Generation
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Estates, Environment & Safety

The Estates, Environment and Safety team is responsible for dealing with all legacy issues that come from our land whilst also maintaining all records that relate to the company's 22,000 acres of land under ownership or management.

John Hind
Associate Director - Estates, Environment & Safety
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Business Support

Business support covers all Human Resources and administrative services to the business.

Shelagh Foweather
Senior PA to CEO and Executive Directors
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Catherine Macdonald
Head of HR & Organisation Development
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