IOD Director of the Year Awards

A celebration of leadership talent, success and achievement

Richard Harpin profile




Founder & CEO
HomeServe plc

Richard is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of HomeServe, which was set up in 1993 as a joint venture with South Staffordshire Group. Also the founder and Non-Executive Director of Growth Partner LLP, investing in and helping small consumer businesses to step change their growth and the Enterprise Trust, a charity that encourages young enterprise, apprenticeships and SME’s. Previously a brand manager with Procter & Gamble, followed by management consultancy with Deloitte and his own company.




Established in 1993, HomeServe has built a network of experienced, committed tradespeople, offering customers the reassurance of approved engineers, a prompt response, generous cover and claims limits and the convenience of having one number to call in an emergency.