Jim joined Actavo in 2015 as Operations Director of Industrial UK. He went on to become Divisional Director of Industrial UK. He began his current role as Managing Director of Industrial UK in 2017.
Jim is responsible for leading the Industrial UK business, which includes the petrochemical, oil and gas, power and nuclear sectors across the UK. Since beginning his role, Jim has grown the Industrial division by 40%.
All the Actavo values resonate with Jim in his job. Deliver OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE stands out. He makes sure customers are happy through open relationships and regular face-to-face dialogue. Live SAFETY is hugely important to Jim. His team practices the ‘Me and My Pal’ campaign, which advocates looking after colleagues. He believes in personal accountability, in always doing the right thing and that consequences influence behaviour.
Jim regards himself as a team player who is good at motivating his team and believes in being clear and consistent on what is expected of them. He previously co-founded and led the UGL KAEFER Joint Venture in Victoria, Australia. The company maintained onshore and offshore oil and gas facilities across the Bass Strait between Australia and Tasmania.