Board of Directors

Stewart R Towe CBE DL

Executive Group Chairman

Stewart Towe joined the company in 1976 as Group Accountant. He was appointed to the Main Board in 1978, taking responsibility for the commercial and financial development of the Group, and completed the buy-out of the business from the Hadley family in April 2006. As Executive Group Chairman, Stewart will continue to promote, drive and support the strategic intent of the group. Stewart is closely involved with the local community and has held roles including High Sheriff of the West Midlands; Deputy Lieutenant, West Midlands; Pro-Chancellor, University of Wolverhampton; and Chair, Black Country LEP. He is a Patron of the Prince’s Trust and has been Governor at a number of schools, academies and universities in the region.

Ben Towe CEng, MBA, IMechE, MCMI

Group Managing Director

Joining Hadley Group in January 2006 as a Manufacturing Support Engineer, Ben soon progressed to the role of Director of Hadley Group Technology, joining the Main Board in 2011 and was promoted to Group Managing Director in 2018. In 2021 he became the controlling shareholder securing multi-generational leadership and family legacy where he continues to drive Hadley Group growth and development. In 2024, he was elected Chairman of the Light Steel Frame Association.

Michael Castellucci BEng (Hons) PhD

Group Engineering Director

Michael Castellucci joined the Hadley Group in 1994 to undertake research into increasing the performance of cold rolled formed products through alternative methods and technologies. In 1999 he was awarded a PhD for this work and went on to hold various technical and research roles before being appointed Technical Director in 2008 and joining the Main Board in 2011. As Group Engineering Director Michael takes responsibility for all technical and operational functions within the group.

Jonathan Jaggar

Group Commercial Director

Jonathan Jaggar joined the Hadley Group Main Board as Group Commercial Director in 2015. His principal area of responsibility is the group’s commercial strategy and tactical execution, including both sales and procurement. He previously held a number of senior management positions within Umeco plc and Cytec Inc, based in UK and USA.

Matt Trump

Group Finance Director

Whilst obtaining his Chartership in public practice Matt gained a wealth of experience in auditing, mergers, and acquisitions. He joined the Hadley Group in 2013 and has been engaged in the full spectrum of financial responsibilities. Subsequently, after two successful years of collaboration with the board, Matt assumed the leadership position of Group Finance Director in 2024, supporting the company in realizing its growth objectives.


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