Associate Director – International & Head of Automotive Practice
Russam / A WIL Group Member
Jim is a recent addition to the international team and brings 40 years senior level experience of the global automotive and technology sectors. As Director Asia Pacific with Land Rover/BMW Group, UK Sales & Marketing Director with Hyundai Motor Company and Global Marketing Director with Bentley Motor Cars, he gained extensive knowledge and experience of International Sales & Marketing, General Management and Business Development.
In 2008 Jim founded a privately-owned advisory company focussing on the development of innovative technologies in Connected, Autonomous & Electric Mobility. This involves collaboration and partnerships with Automotive and Technology Companies, SME’s, Universities and Governments alongside advisory and executive roles with BMW Group, Qualcomm, Heliox and the Advanced Propulsion Centre.
Jim is an BA Honours graduate of the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow and an MBA graduate of Cass Business School in London. He’s a member of Oxford Brookes University’s Engineering Advisory Board.