HTS Group Board Members

Our Board is accountable for our long-term success and they bring with them a proven track record from a broad range of experience to ensure a consistently high level of service delivery, long term growth, profitability and community and social responsibility for the organisation.
They direct the affairs of the group and are committed to the fundamental principles of compliance and governance within a growing LATCo sector.

HTS Group Ltd 

Michael Harrowven, Non-Exec Chair HTS Group

Michael Harrowven

Non-Executive Chair
3

Collectively offering more than two decades of shaping Boards and fulfilling complex needs on a domestic and international scale, Michael’s focus is on driving business stabilisation and growth by influencing key stakeholders, utilising diplomatic, persuasive communication techniques to ensure buy-in at all levels.

Michael brings a track record of successes across a wide range of environments, involving cross-functional, culturally diverse professionals to deliver world class solutions from a foundation of operational, tactical and fiscal strength.

Cllr John Stracham

Non-Executive Director
3

John Strachan’s background is in the building and logistics sector and also as district Councillor.

John has previously sat on numerous Boards including a Housing Association and is currently a charity trustee, sits on the Board for two non-profit organisations, including one to combat food waste and fair distribution and a domestic violence project.

Councillor Bob Davis, Director HTS Group

Cllr Bob Davis

Non-Executive Director
3

Bob Davis was first elected as a Labour councillor in 2002 and is currently vice chair of the Housing Standards Board.

He completed an engineering indentured apprenticeship and then worked in engineering for 30 years; he also ran a number of European Social Funded Projects working with partners in Italy, Germany and Greece.

Alex Morris, Finance Director & Company Secretary HTS Group

Alex Morris

Finance Director & Company Secretary
3

Alex is the Finance Director for HTS (Property & Environment) Ltd.  Alex has overall responsibility for all the Finance, Taxation and Governance compliance of the group.  He is also the Data Protection Officer.

He has over twenty years’ experience in Building, Construction and maintenance industries and worked for Kier for over 11 years on contracts in Luton, Hackney, Barking, Harrow and North Tyneside prior to being appointed to Harlow.

Michael brings a track record of successes across a wide range of environments, involving cross-functional, culturally diverse professionals to deliver world class solutions from a foundation of operational, tactical and fiscal strength.

John Phillips, Managing Director HTS Group

John Phillips

Managing Director
3

John has overall responsibility for HTS and is the first point of contact for Harlow District Council.

John has over 30 years’ experience in the Public Sector at senior strategic levels, having previously worked for Homes for Islington (Islington Council’s ALMO) as Director of Property Services.

John has a detailed knowledge of local authorities’ asset management requirements, and the contractual arrangements required to coordinate ongoing maintenance, periodic refurbishment and large-scale capital works programmes.

HTS (Housing & Regeneration) Ltd

Michael Harrowven, Non-Exec Chair HTS Group

Michael Harrowven

Non-Executive Chair
3

Collectively offering more than two decades of shaping Boards and fulfilling complex needs on a domestic and international scale, Michael’s focus is on driving business stabilisation and growth by influencing key stakeholders, utilising diplomatic, persuasive communication techniques to ensure buy-in at all levels.

Michael brings a track record of successes across a wide range of environments, involving cross-functional, culturally diverse professionals to deliver world class solutions from a foundation of operational, tactical and fiscal strength.

Cllr John Stracham

Non-Executive Director
3

John Strachan’s background is in the building and logistics sector and also as district Councillor.

John has previously sat on numerous Boards including a Housing Association and is currently a charity trustee, sits on the Board for two non-profit organisations, including one to combat food waste and fair distribution and a domestic violence project.

John Phillips, Managing Director HTS Group

John Phillips

Managing Director
3

John has overall responsibility for HTS and is the first point of contact for Harlow District Council.

John has over 30 years’ experience in the Public Sector at senior strategic levels, having previously worked for Homes for Islington (Islington Council’s ALMO) as Director of Property Services.

John has a detailed knowledge of local authorities’ asset management requirements, and the contractual arrangements required to coordinate ongoing maintenance, periodic refurbishment and large-scale capital works programmes.

Alex Morris, Finance Director & Company Secretary HTS Group

Alex Morris

Finance Director & Company Secretary
3

Alex is the Finance Director for HTS (Property & Environment) Ltd.  Alex has overall responsibility for all the Finance, Taxation and Governance compliance of the group.  He is also the Data Protection Officer.

He has over twenty years’ experience in Building, Construction and maintenance industries and worked for Kier for over 11 years on contracts in Luton, Hackney, Barking, Harrow and North Tyneside prior to being appointed to Harlow.

Michael brings a track record of successes across a wide range of environments, involving cross-functional, culturally diverse professionals to deliver world class solutions from a foundation of operational, tactical and fiscal strength.

HTS (Property & Environment) Ltd

Michael Harrowven, Non-Exec Chair HTS Group

Michael Harrowven

Non-Executive Chair
3

Collectively offering more than two decades of shaping Boards and fulfilling complex needs on a domestic and international scale, Michael’s focus is on driving business stabilisation and growth by influencing key stakeholders, utilising diplomatic, persuasive communication techniques to ensure buy-in at all levels.

Michael brings a track record of successes across a wide range of environments, involving cross-functional, culturally diverse professionals to deliver world class solutions from a foundation of operational, tactical and fiscal strength.

Councillor Bob Davis, Director HTS Group

Cllr Bob Davis

Non-Executive Director
3

Bob Davis was first elected as a Labour councillor in 2002 and is currently vice chair of the Housing Standards Board

He completed an engineering indentured apprenticeship and then worked in engineering for 30 years; he also ran a number of European Social Funded Projects working with partners in Italy, Germany and Greece and he is also a chair of Scrutiny.

John Phillips, Managing Director HTS Group

John Phillips

Managing Director
3

John has overall responsibility for HTS and is the first point of contact for Harlow District Council.

John has over 30 years’ experience in the Public Sector at senior strategic levels, having previously worked for Homes for Islington (Islington Council’s ALMO) as Director of Property Services.

John has a detailed knowledge of local authorities’ asset management requirements, and the contractual arrangements required to coordinate ongoing maintenance, periodic refurbishment and large-scale capital works programmes.

Alex Morris, Finance Director & Company Secretary HTS Group

Alex Morris

Finance Director & Company Secretary
3

Alex is the Finance Director for HTS (Property & Environment) Ltd.  Alex has overall responsibility for all the Finance, Taxation and Governance compliance of the group.  He is also the Data Protection Officer.

He has over twenty years’ experience in Building, Construction and maintenance industries and worked for Kier for over 11 years on contracts in Luton, Hackney, Barking, Harrow and North Tyneside prior to being appointed to Harlow.

Michael brings a track record of successes across a wide range of environments, involving cross-functional, culturally diverse professionals to deliver world class solutions from a foundation of operational, tactical and fiscal strength.