Owen Michaelson

Chief Executive

Term of Office

Joined the Board on 24 March 2015 having previously been Chief Executive of HEPGL from 28 September 2012 and of the Harworth Estates division of UK Coal since August 2010. Last re-elected in May 2017.

Length of service

3 years 2 months (7 years 9 months including appointment to HEPGL and Harworth Estates division of UK Coal)



Skills and Experience

Owen has more than 26 years’ experience in the remediation of brownfield land and has held executive roles at the
Peel Group, Black Country Properties and Viridor. Prior to becoming the Chief Executive of Harworth Group plc, he took over the stand alone operations of Harworth Estates at the commencement of the restructuring of the UK Coal Group in August 2010. He established the business as a recognised developer of brownfield land before being appointed to the Board of Harworth Group plc following its acquisition of Harworth Estates in 2015.

External appointments

Board member for Sheffield City Region Local Enterprise Partnership.