Colin White FRICS - Chairman
The founder of The Hogarth Group, Colin entered successful private practice as a Chartered Surveyor in 1959. He moved swiftly to specialise in the design of squash and other single-sport clubs, designing in excess of 30 such establishments worldwide. Predicting the demise of such clubs as profitable enterprises, Colin built on experience in the USA and moved to the design and ownership of health & leisure facilities. He has subsequently created a profitable and resilient private business.
Daniel White - Managing Director
Dan established his own firm of building contractors in 1983. As the programme of conversions, renovations and new building work undertaken by The Hogarth Group expanded Dan became Group Development Director. He has been responsible for the management of all of the Group's UK construction projects, for both internal and external clients. The tragic death of his younger brother Patrick in August 2004 led to his additional appointment as Managing Director.
Ian Chaffey BSc ACSM - Operations Director
Ian graduated in 1989 in Sports Science and, after joining Lambton Place Health Club in October of the same year, became Group Health & Fitness Manager in 1992. He became a director in 1996 and in 1999 his responsibilities were widened to their current extent. Ian is principally responsible for maintenance and development of The Group's products and services. This includes a considerable weight of research into current best-demonstrated practice worldwide.
Tim Slater BA (Hons) - Sales and Marketing Director
Tim joined the Group back in 1989 as an undergraduate in Business Studies (Service Industries). Having graduated, he has held positions as Senior Physiologist in the Gym, National Sales Manager for two US equipment brands and General Management of the Hogarth Health Club. Tim is now responsible for the control of Group Sales and Marketing Activities.