Richard joined what became Deloittes, qualified as a Chartered Accountant before moving into Corporate Finance and involved in transactions from small management buyouts to multi-national corporate acquisitions.
He moved to Cumbria, was made Corporate Finance Partner in 2006 running his own teams and offices; along the way advising a multitude of businesses - working with Boards of Directors and business owners to develop strategies through to making life changing decisions.
Richard commenced his CEO position in July 2018, enjoying the many challenges this presents.
Margaret hails from West Cumbria and with a previous background in accountancy joined H&H in 1995 as part of the finance team.
To enable her to fulfil the personnel role on behalf of H&H, Margaret undertook a post-graduate diploma in Human Resource Management and is a fully qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel & Development. She is also the Group’s Company Secretary and a Trustee of the Employee's Trust.
Margaret has two grown up daughters and lives on a smallholding in Houghton with her husband and their black Labrador – Siddy.
Nina is a highly organised and competent marketing manager with over 30 years' generalist experience in medium/large companies and a proven track record of successful marketing campaigns, introducing new brands, utilising PR / event management and communication skills.
She thrives on the challenge of working within a busy environment with a focus on making a difference and embracing new technologies (where possible!) which makes the Group Marketing role a perfect one for her, as no two days (or hours) are the same! Nina moved up to Cumbria from Northamptonshire in 2013 having worked for the H&H Group initially on a freelance basis from 2009.
Nina loves the Cumbrian countryside outdoors - whether biking or walking her dogs.