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.
Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant down south, Roger relocated to Cumbria in 2002. Initially working within accountancy firms and then latterly in a couple of well-known local businesses, Roger gained a wide range of experiences and knowledge, developing his skillsets as an Accountant.
Roger joined H&H Group in 2016 and leads the Group Services Finance team. Every day poses different challenges, but the team meet them all head on, striving to do the best for the group of companies whilst living the company values, and ensuring that H&H is a fun and rewarding place to work.
Roger loves the outdoors and makes the most of the wonderful countryside in Cumbria with his family - whether on a bike, in a kayak or on foot.
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.
Mark studied dairy manufacturing at Reaseheath College and worked for a large milk processing cooperative who operate globally. Initially specialising in delivering cost and efficiency projects, Mark has gone on to become a qualified health and safety practitioner prior to joining H&H in April 2023.
Mark draws on his experience in both the manufacturing and agricultural sector to maintain the safe working practices within the auction marts, printers and wider business. He has embraced the opportunity to work in a diverse range of business in a rural setting and the specific challenges that brings.
Mark runs a suckler herd of cattle at his farm near Annan and spends any spare time with family or on a mountain bike.