Executive team

Alan Pardoe MCMA
Chairman  Alan Pardoe
Alan joined the company as an assistant management accountant in 1970, and was promoted to credit manager then financial accountant before moving to the position of group chief accountant in 1978. In 1983 he became the finance director, managing director in 1992 and then chairman of the company in 2008. Alan is also the current Chairman of the Mineral Products Association’s South West Region.


Michael Hill BA (Hons), MBA

Chief executive  Michael Hill
Michael is the great grandson of Edward Hill, founder of the company and joined the family business in August
1994 after spending several years in Bristol working for
the accountancy firm KPMG. Mike graduated from Brunel University  with a joint honours degree in European Business Management and Spanish and in 2004 graduated from the University of Bath with an MBA. Mike became Group chief executive in April 2008.


Nick King

Group director – Homes  Nick King
Nick joined the company in 1990, and has over  34 years’ experience in the construction and development industry and is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Building and
a member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors.  He is a former governor of Swindon College and the previous chairman of the Chartered Institute of Building (South West branch).


Peter Andrew

Group director – Quarry Products Peter Andrew
Peter joined the company as sales manager in 1999 and in 2007 was promoted to business development manager for Hills Quarry Products’ aggregate and the concrete business. A further series of promotions began in 2010 when Peter became divisional director for Quarry
Products; then general manager in 2013 and his current role as Group director for Hills Quarry Products in 2014. Peter has over 30 years’ experience in the aggregates, waste and haulage industry. He is a member of both the Institute of Quarrying, the Institute of Waste Management and represents the company at the Mineral Products Association and is an industry representative on the board of QSRMC.


Ed Dodd

Group director – waste & resource management Ed Dodd
Ed joined Hills in 2006 as waste facilities manager and became a divisional director of Hills Waste Solutions in 2012 before being appointed as a Group director in June 2019. Ed manages and oversees the waste management and treatment activities within Hills Waste Solutions and Hills Municipal Collections together with The Hills Group’s involvement in Northacre Renewable Energy’s waste to energy project in Westbury. Ed began his career in waste management in 1996 focusing on the technical and scientific aspects of the industry and then gradually moved into engineering, contract, project and general management. In 2003 he embarked on a two year project working for the British Antarctic Survey based in Antarctica supporting Antarctic research. A Fellow of the Geological Society, Ed holds a degree in Environmental Geoscience and an MSc in Applied Environmental Geology. He is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management.