Sir Chris Haworth joined EM DevCo as Chair of the Board in January 2022, using the experience gained from a 40-year career in commercial property consultancy to accelerate the company’s activity ahead of formal funding and powers being granted by Government.

Prior to joining EM DevCo, Sir Chris was head of commercial at property consultancy Carter Jonas and has a range of experience as a Non-Executive Chairman and Director on a number of corporate boards.

Besides an 11-year stint at Carter Jonas, Sir Chris’s career includes large-scale property joint ventures, and advising on development and planning potential for landowners and local authorities.