Prior to joining Strathblair Associates, Jim's career has been spent working in industry. He has 27 years’ experience in manufacturing and contracting environments. He is a Chartered Management Accountant and served as a Finance Director for 13 years before moving to a Managing Director post for 8 years. Jim has experience of working with Final Salary Pension Schemes, both as a Trustee and as a Company Director.
A driven and committed leader, Jim's strengths lie in strategy, team and relationship building, communication, problem solving and restructure. Having led a successful Management Buyout and operated in a challenging environment, Jim has a keen understanding of the demands placed upon business leaders in SME companies.