About Us

Building and sustaining relationships are at the heart of what we do at Harvey Thorneycroft Limited. We are a friendly, experienced team who love making a difference to the way our clients engage with their customers, partners and employees.


Harvey Thorneycroft
Harvey has been in business for over 18 years. He founded his first business venture with Tim Rodber in 1996 which he later sold to Williams Lea in 2003. Harvey Thorneycroft Limited was founded shortly after. At the heart of each business is Harvey’s ability to look after existing and new clients. Harvey is driven by a desire to understand the strategic drivers of his clients and uses his extensive network of people, unrivaled knowledge of locations and years of event experiences to help address the issues that his clients are facing. Harvey enjoys meeting new people and ‘paying forward’ the experiences and the contacts he has gained throughout his business career.


Alice Bufton
Alice has worked in the field of Consultancy for the last fifteen years and has a real passion for event and workshop design. Alice is also an accomplished event host and facilitator. She specialises in workshops on teamwork, coaching and leadership, which she has delivered for companies such as L.E.K and Mars. Alice is constantly researching and working with new inspirational speakers and experts, connecting them with our clients and ensuring a tailored approach for all HTL events. Alice enjoys idea generation and has a natural creative edge which means her solutions to business challenges often have a memorable twist.

Jane Ward
Jane Ward is an internal communications and events specialist.  For HTL this means listening to our client’s ambitions, understanding how they want to connect with their own customers or people and then designing strategies and event solutions which will deliver these ambitions.  Jane started life at BT where she managed the internal communications strategy for a division of 25,000 people.  With a number of agency and consultancy roles under her belt Jane has a breadth of experience which ranges from strategic design, planning, creative commissioning and programme delivery.


Emily Purvis
Having completed a year’s placement at Harvey Thorneycroft Limited as the Digital Marketing and Events Intern. Emily is continuing her duties part-time whilst studying for her Masters at Newcastle University reading Cross-Cultural Communication and International Marketing. Emily relishes new opportunities and challenges and is eager to enhance HTL’s digital presence. She understands implicitly how people like to communicate and enjoys marrying this up with organisational communication methods to strengthen relationships.

 Tom Callaghan
Tom is the freshest addition to our team, having joined on a year’s placement. He has always relished the chance to get first-hand experience in the events world and is showing his positivity/enthusiasm daily at the HTL Office. At HTL, Tom’s main focus is to ensure our events are delivered to our high-quality standards using his effective communication skills. Since arriving at HTL, he has been highly focused on a couple of clients and has developed a close relationship with both.
Lucy Hughes
After studying Business and Marketing Management, Lucy has joined HTL to support the events and digital marketing during her placement year before returning to University to complete her undergraduate degree. Lucy’s keen on organisational detail and has a quizzical nature, perfect for managing HTL’s calendar of events. Lucy strives to maintain a positive outlook under pressure, aiding her delivery of events to a large variety of clients.