Our Team

Hare and Humphreys employ a large team of professional staff, decorators, conservators and artists.


Our directors are all active within the business, all have a passion for decoration and working with our clients. 

Paul Humphreys FRSA (Chairman): With over 40 years experience in the industry, Paul has led the restoration and redecoration of many of Britain’s finest palaces, churches and stately homes. His unique and extensive knowledge of the materials, techniques and history of decorating is valued by private clients and interior design teams alike. Within the company his great depth of experience provides the stability and distinction of a respected company chairman. Paul regularly demonstrates to students and societies on historic colours and traditional paints. Contact Paul on 020 7833 8806 or on info@hare-humphreys.co.uk

Peter Hare (Managing Director): With over 30 years experience in the decorating industry, Peter provides dynamic private client design and development, and has unrivalled experience in project control of specialist finishes and budget forecasting. He has lead the redecoration of the grandest palaces, museums and private residences in the UK and overseas, combining design expertise with strong commercial direction. As MD Peter continues to direct major projects, also overseeing company development. He regularly speaks at company events, colleges and societies with an inspirational passion for arts and crafts in the industry. Contact Peter on 020 7833 8806 or on info@hare-humphreys.co.uk


Project Management

We have a team of highly skilled project managers who look after all our clients needs on site - please email them on info@hare-humphreys.co.uk

Office Manager

Our office, legal and administration manager is Bryan Houston LLB(Hons). Bryan oversees all office and administrative duties, general enquiries and occasional legal matters. If you are unsure who to speak with within H&H or have any other general enquiries, please contact Bryan on 020 7833 8806 or on info@hare-humphreys.co.uk

Site Team

We employ a large site-based team of up to seventy skilled decorators, gilders, artists, conservators, signwriters and researchers, together with specialist subcontractors who become part of our team for multi-disciplinary projects.