Governance

HOT is a charity and a company limited by guarantee. Individuals or organisations based in Calderdale can become a member of the Trust and information about membership can be found here. Our trustees are drawn from our membership and ensure we stay true to our charitable objectives. They also act as directors of the company. Our trustees live and/or work in the local community that we serve, and include those who currently use or have used HOTs services in the past.

Members and Directors/Trustees

Currently, our trustees are:

Sally Morrell (Chair)
Rev Hilary Barber (Vice Chair)
Richard Hemblys (Treasurer)
Ruksana Bostan
Shabir Hussain
Pauline Nash
Rizwana Rehman
Khalid Saeed
Cllr Dot Foster
Asmat Ali
Jeanette Harkness
Jon Craven
Helen Wright

You can find all governance information, including our Memorandum and Articles of Association and Annual Reports on the Charity Commission website.

HOT is sole shareholder in two trading subsidiary companies (Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre Ltd and Hanson Lane Enterprise Centre Ltd) which run our two business centres. The directors have commercial skills related to managed workspace and building management/development. You can find the information for each of these companies on the Companies House website here for Elsie Whiteley Innovation Centre and here for Hanson Lane Enterprise Centre.