Howard joined Origen in 2010 as a Non-Executive Director and became Non-Executive Chairman in 2015.
Graduating from Nottingham University with a 1st Class Honours degree in Mathematics with statistics, Howard started his career by qualifying as a Chartered Accountant with PricewaterhouseCoopers and was made a partner in 1984. He became a Senior Audit Partner, National Audit Staff Partner and a member of the UK ABS Executive before joining Courtaulds as their Finance Director in 1994.
Since 2008 Howard has held a number of Non Executive roles in different organisations including the UK Accounting Standards Board, AEGON Distribution Companies and as a Non Executive Member of the Audit Committee at GCHQ.
Married with four daughters, Howard's interests outside of work include family life, sailing, golf and keeping fit.