The Directors

Adrian Hart

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Following a recognised Motor Industry apprenticeship, joined the company in 1986 with a full HNC BTEC qualification. He became a director in 1989, then successfully adding the Institute of Automotive Engineers Assessors to his qualifications in 1990.


Having worked closely with our fleet customers for many years he continued the evolution when creating a network of high standard approved repairers, all linked with Audatex estimating and video imaging capabilities.


Has guided the company through a continued program of IT evolution and improvement aimed at offering bespoke solutions to suit our clients needs.


Adrian is has an avid interest in cars and is a proud owner of a 1975 Triumph Stag! Adrian also enjoys touring Europe by car, taking in some fine food and wine along the way. Trying to play golf fills up the rest of Adrians time.


What our customers say

This firm has instructed HARTEC uk to prepare reports for many years, and have always been delighted with the level of service provided.

They act promptly and professionally, so as to enable us to deliver excellent service levels to our own clients. HARTEC uk have been very responsive to our service needs, and their reports are respected by solicitors and insurers alike.

Richard Powell, Partner
JMW Solicitors LLP

Richard Cross

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Richard was recruited from the Motor Industry in 1979 and subsequently trained as a Consulting Engineer and Motor Claims Assessor. By 1984 he had risen to Director status. He expanded the Company and by the early nineties, explored and implemented Smart Estimating (Audatex).


Richard has broadened the services HARTEC uk provides, adding accident investigation and reconstruction services as well as Low Velocity Impact (LVI) investigation.


Richard enjoys travelling the world, as well as visiting overseas Formula One Grand Prix and during weekends, sailing his boat on Carsington Reservoir.

As one of the leading personal injury practices in the UK, we deal with the aftermath of thousands of road traffic accidents annually. We’ve been working with HARTEC uk for over ten years and we continue to be impressed with their prompt and accurate engineer report service.

We have offices in Northern Ireland and across the UK and HARTEC uk provide a nationwide service that we can rely on. The quality of service is consistently high and - ten years on - we continue to enjoy an excellent working relationship.

Diarmuid McKeown, CEO
McKeowns Solicitors Ltd

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