Jim graduated in 1989 from Birmingham University’s Department of Civil Engineering . Following a career in sales across a broad range of sectors Jim moved into recruitment in 1999 and progressed rapidly as consultant, sales manager and sales trainer. In 2004 Jim teamed up with fellow consultant Nick Lewis to set up Penguin Recruitment with the objective of creating a company both hard working and energetic but also supportive and fun. The name Penguin was chosen as an embodiment of our ideals – hardy, brave, dependable and fun.
Jim’s specialist recruitment areas are Civil, Geotechnical and Geo Environmental engineering. Outside of work Jim is a keen surfer and has represented Great Britain in the Stand UP Surfing World Championships in 2012, 2013. Jim owns a very big Collie and a Jack Russell.