Meet The Team
Clint Harber – Managing Director
Clint is co-founder and joint Managing Director of May Harris and is also the company Operations Director. Clint has held a number of roles within the facilities management sector, most notably with Woolwich Property Services PLC, he has also held other senior roles within the industry over the last 20 years garnering a wealth of cleaning knowledge. Clint is married with two teenage daughters, he enjoys going to Twickenham to support the England Rugby team and also enjoys the odd round of golf, albeit to a fairly poor standard!
Jon Carr – Managing Director
Jon is co-founder and joint Managing Director of May Harris and is also the company Finance Director, Jon had previously spent more than 17 years with Balfour Beatty in various senior financial management roles and before this worked within the FM industry in a number of locations notably spending 7 years in Australia as regional Contracts Director. Jon is married with a teenage son at University and a teenage daughter. Jon enjoys travelling to anywhere with a warm climate!!!
Terry Colthorpe – Director of Sales & Business Development
Terry was recruited three years ago to head up the sales and development team within the company and has over thirty years’ experience in the industry having held roles with Compass Group and many other national contractors. Terry is a keen yachtsmen and family man who resides in East Anglia, keep it quiet but Terry is also a long-suffering Ipswich Town FC supporter!
Lorraine Allchin – General Manager & Head of Operations
Lorraine has been General Manger with May Harris for 3 years and has been in the industry for over 30 years. Lorraine oversees a team of area managers covering all aspects of operations from managing budgets to dealing with HR matters, Lorraine is also a BICS accredited assessor. Lorraine has 3 noisy dogs and a cat, is married with 2 adult children, Lorraine enjoys spending family time, socialising and going on holidays.
Dawn Edser – Area Manager
Dawn has worked for May Harris for 4 years and has many years experience working within the cleaning industry. Dawn manages the day to day operations of contracts that the company operate. Dawn has 2 adult daughters and 4 grandchildren, with extended family bringing the grandchildren total to 9. Dawn has a partner and step son aged 11 years, they all enjoy spending family time together.
Kevin Cummins – Area Manager
Kevin joined May Harris 4 years ago following more than 13 years working for Rentokil Initial Cleaning Services, Kevin initially held the position of quality & training manager, he was promoted two years ago to an area manager. The responsibilities for this position are to manage the cleaning operations and the welfare of 120 staff, also making sure standards and customer satisfaction are being maintained, Kevin is also IOSH accredited. Away from work, Kevin enjoys fishing and socialising.
Lucy Crowley – Area Manager
Lucy started work with May Harris in August 2018 following previous roles with the Mitie Group. Lucy came on board as an Area Supervisor and following her excellent work was then promoted to Area Manager in January 2019. Lucy manages a diverse range of contracts which includes schools, offices and spas. In her free time Lucy enjoys socialising with friends and family, going on holiday and soaking up the sun!
Diane Lawson-Wells – Area Manager
Diane has been working for May Harris since October 2017 and previously has spent the majority of the last 25 years within the cleaning industry. Her role as an Area Manager takes Diane far and wide looking after the day to day management of many interesting contracts and the cleaning staff we employ, Diane and her husband enjoy getting away in their motorhome with their 2 dogs whenever the opportunity presents itself.
Wayne Robinson – Area Supervisor
Wayne joined May Harris in December 2018 as an Area Supervisor having previously worked for many years in the catering and hospitality sector, giving him a unique insight into what is required within the cleaning industry and what standards are expected, Wayne works closely with all Area Managers to ensure the smooth day to day running of our operations, Wayne originates from South Africa and has lived in the UK since 2002.
Lynn Spearman – Office Manager
Lynn has been with the company for just over 4 years starting as the Administrator & is now the Office Manager. Her main responsibilities are the day to day running of the office. She is a keen environmentalist so everything has to be green and sustainable, it will not surprise you that Lynn is heavily involved in the management of our ISO accreditations covering quality, health & safety and of course the environment. Lynn loves gardening, has 5 cats, 2 canary’s & 24 fish in the pond (at last count).
Sue Wilson – Finance & Payroll Manager
Sue joined May Harris in 2011 as our Finance and Payroll Manager having held similar roles within large and small businesses alike. Sue enjoys gardening, fly fishing, playing classical guitar and showing her Clumber Spaniels at Crufts where she has had some success.
Lauren Wilson – Credit Control & Admin Support
Lauren joined our business early in 2018 following managerial roles within the banking sector, most notably with HSBC where she was responsible for corporate banking and client management, Lauren spends her spare time being Mum to her little boy James whilst also being a keen horsewoman, she can often be seen galloping round the countryside!
Claire Healey – Admin Support
Claire has been with May Harris for 5 months, her main responsibilities are providing administrative support to assist in the day to day running of the office and all administrative duties. She also enjoys spending time with her family and having days out, going to the theatre and eating out.