The Haven Team

We are a small but highly skilled team, with a combined total of over 100 years experience in the process industry.

Our in-depth knowledge and expertise alongside out ability to form strong working relationships with all clients ensures the best possible outcome for every project.

Don Owen

Managing Director

With over 50 years of industrial experience as a mechanical engineer, Don takes an active role in overseeing all project work. Don's expertise lies in the handling of hazardous chemicals such as chlorine, phosphorus, strong acids and alkalis, and flammable reagents.

Don's considerable experience int he management of multi-disciplinary project teams ensures that your projects are safe, effective and on-time.

David Owen

Installations Director

As an active company director, David is heavily involved in quotation, project work, conducting site surveys and overseeing the installation of Haven’s projects out on site.

An accomplished project manager, David specialises in turnkey projects, with a driven approach to assisting customers and an active role in overseeing the workshop to ensure our high standards are achieved.

Tracey Davis

Commercial Director

With over 30 years of service at Haven, Tracey manages and oversees the offices in addition to all personnel out on-site.

Tracey works at the heart of the company, with extensive experience in procurement and dedicated management of the project supply chain, guaranteeing the delivery of our outstanding projects. Tracey’s close relationship with all of our suppliers guaratees the highest quality in every installaton.

Dr Zaffer Khan           PhD   MEng   CEng   FIChemE

Head of Process Engineering

A chartered chemical engineer and a fellow of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, Zaffer acts as the head of process engineering here at Haven.

Zaffer has experience in all aspects of process and project engineering including feasibility studies, design studies, R&D, commissioning and chairing HAZOP studies. Zaffer has extensive knowledge of process safety risk asessments, DSEAR, LOPA, SIL, ATEX, COMAH materials and pressure equipment.

Oliver Horton           BEng   AMIChemE

Process Project Engineer

Oliver joined Haven after graduating from the University of Birmingham with a first class honours in chemical engineering and industrial experience.

Oliver works closely with the on-site project management team to ensure all projects are completed on-time and to budget, with responsibilities including detailed process design, project cost estimation and production scheduling.

Abigail Leek

Health and Safety Officer

From creation and review of company health and safety procedures to on-site safety audits, Abi is responsible for the most important aspect of Haven operations: safety.

Abi’s diligence and dedication is made evident by our exceptional safety record both in the workshop and on-site. With Abi’s NEBOSH accreditation and considerable experience, you can rest assured that your projects are in the safest of hands.

Shirley Winkle

Clerical Officer

Shirley's role within the office encompasses a wide range of crucial tasks including invoicing, management of all QA files, and handling company administration work.

Shirley's professional communication, organisation and multi-tasking skills ensure that Haven runs smoothly at all times. She is also taking an active role in the updating and further digitisation of the company invoicing and job file management system.