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 in 2016 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 and 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 since 2016 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.
Donna Elmore - Business Development Manager
Donna has recently joined the company having worked within the cleaning and washroom services industry for almost 15 years. She has experience both within the sales arena and operations and enjoys working with a consultative approach to finding the right, bespoke solution to each clients requirements, demonstrating a real enthusiasm to provide our clients with exactly the service needed. Donna enjoys family life and traveling to different destinations, preferably with a warm climate and hopes to work her way through lots of new countries over the coming years.
Dawn Edser – Area Manager
Dawn has worked for May Harris since 2014 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 in 2012 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.
Diane Lawson-Wells – Area Manager
Diane joined May Harris in October 2017 and had 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.
Ranj Warner – Area Manager
Ranj joined May Harris in the summer of 2019 as an Area Supervisor. She very quickly proved her metal and within six months had been promoted to Area Manager. Ranj has a wealth of industry experience, is very calm under pressure and extremely popular with the staff that she manages and clients alike. She has an active social life and is as busy outside of work as she is at work.
Julie Briance – Area Manager
Julie has been in the cleaning industry for many years, having also worked within business development in the industry as well as operations. Julie is a passionate and enthusiastic Area Manager, she is an excellent people person and her staff are very fond of her. Julie lives with her teenage Daughter who is 16 and at College studying A Level Art and Design. Julie’s older children are married and live nearby. Julie has a mad cockerpoo called Luna who rules the house! Julie is very family orientated and loves nothing better than spending time with her 3 grandchildren.
Bob Chambers – Area Manager
Bob joined May Harris Multi Services Ltd in October 2020 and has worked in the facilities management industry for 16 years. Before this he was self employed as a fork lift truck engineer. He is married with 3 children and a grandson. He believes in voluntary service having given 48 years of service to St John Ambulance reaching the rank of Deputy Assistant Commissioner before resigning after a reorganisation. He is also a Justice of the Peace. Bob enjoys spending time with his family, following West Ham United as a season ticket holder, socialising with a few beers and cruising holidays.
Sarah Fearn – Office Manager
Sarah is passionate about providing good customer service. She has recently left her previous job as a shift a manger to join the May Harris family, which she is very happy about. Sarah has been known to climb trees in her time although as a little older now, she has matured to enjoying long walks with her Labrador called Archie instead.
Justine Rushton – Office Administrator
Justine has recently joined the May Harris family and brings 25 years Administration experience with her. Justine is very excited about starting a new challenge in a new industry, after being in the Motor Trade for the last 16 years. Justine is married and they have been together since they were 16 years old, she loves spending time with family and friends and loves going on holiday. One thing Justine absolutely loves to do is going to concerts to see her favourite group which is… (and please don’t judge) Westlife!!!
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!
Coral Sreedharan - Telesales Executive
Coral is very pleased to have been able to join the May Harris sales team, having been in telesales for over 35 years and working in the commercial cleaning industry for the last 13 years her knowledge and experience are invaluable . Coral sources new leads, contact specific targets and attract new business by making appointments for the Business Development Managers whilst assisting clients looking for an excellent cleaning & FM company. Coral is a lively energetic person with a good sense of humour. Coral loves to walk and chill out with her dogs, she also likes to swim and enjoys travelling.
Sharon Vaukins – Bid Writer
Sharon is very pleased to be the latest addition to the May Harris team and brings a wealth of experience with her having been the Tenders and Contracts Lead at her previous company, Sharon decided to join us as a smaller business where she can really get her teeth into new challenges and grow with the company. She is a very competent writer with a good eye for detail and professional outlook whilst still looking to make each proposal as personal and bespoke as possible. Always on the look out for new innovation ideas and improvements to her ever growing bid library. She enjoys time with her family and can often be found relaxing at home with her husband and a scrummy Chinese takeaway!