Tim read law at Oxford University, and qualified as a solicitor. He has considerable experience of the construction, aggregates, waste disposal and opencast coal industries. Previously: Main board director, George Wimpey plc (1991-1996); Non-executive chairman, May Gurney Integrated Services plc (2002-2012); Non-executive chairman, Superglass Holdings plc (2007-2012) and Non-executive director, Lavendon Group plc (2005-2011).
Gordon joined Hargreaves in 2001, and was subsequently appointed as Group Chief Executive. He led a management buyout in 2004, and the company’s flotation on the London Stock Exchange in the following year. He has since guided a series of major acquisitions for the company.
Previously: Managing director, F Banham Ltd (until 1994),
General manager, Charrington Fuels Ltd (1995),
Distribution director, CPL Group (1995-2001).
Iain is a Chartered Accountant, and gained experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers in the UK and Luxembourg. He has held senior finance roles with Courtaulds plc and GenRad Inc in the UK and USA, and resigned all other appointments to join Hargreaves in October 2007.
Previously: CEO & Finance director, Knowledge Support Systems plc,
Non-executive director, tadpole Technology plc.
Kevin is a Member of the Institute of Quarrying. His early career was with British Coal where he specialised in opencast coal mining. He joined Hargreaves as a divisional director in 1995 & was appointed to the Group Board in 2004.
Assistant regional engineer, British Coal (to 1986),
Contracts director, Andrew Golighty Ltd (to 1995).
David is a Chartered Accountant with significant Board and senior management experience. Previously: Trained with KPMG. Spent 20 years with Johnson Matthey plc and was Executive Director, Corporate Development 1999-2009. Was also Non Executive Director, Riversoft plc 2000-2002. Currently: Chairs Advisory Board, Conduit Ventures Ltd and Advisory Board, Imperial College London Dept of Chemistry. Is Deputy Chairman of Supervisory Board, SFC Energy AG and Non Executive Director, Nord Gold NV. Also Chairman, Econic Technologies Ltd and Director, Phosphonics Ltd.
Peter is a Chartered Mining Engineer with more than 30 years experience in the waste, recycling, mining and aggregate industries.
Previously: Chief Operating Officer of SITA UK waste treatment and recycling business. Peter also held senior roles at Tarmac; Lafarge; British Coal. Currently: Group Managing Director, Longcliffe Group Ltd. Also a director of several private companies, including: Vital Earth Group Ltd; Central Technology UK Ltd; Transcycle Ltd.
Executive Board Members
Steve has extensive experience in minerals extraction and in marketing. Prior to joining Hargreaves, he held senior positions posts at Tarmac Ltd (Regional Director) and at Tilcon Ltd (Commercial Director).
Julie has widespread global experience in both the Power Generation Industry and Facilities Management.
Prior to joining Hargreaves as Business Development Director in 2007, Julie held senior operational and development positions at both Alfred McAlpine and Serco.
Nigel is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience of mergers, acquisitions and venture capital investments. Prior to taking up his position as Chief Operating Officer, Nigel held senior roles at Ernst & Young and YFM Group Ltd (venture fund capital management).
A qualified surveyor, Ian began his career in local government; he was Managing Director, Banks Property Ltd, Development Director, Young Group plc and he has also served as Vice-Chairman of the National Association of Licensed Opencast Operators.
In addition to his company secretarial expertise, Steve has significant experience in the fields of planning and development and minerals planning. He was previously Senior Property Manager, H J Banks & Co, Senior Planning Manager at UK Coal and Company Secretary, Young Group plc.
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