Jim Hannigan

Jim Hannigan

Jim Hannigan

National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) Skills Programme Manager with Skills Development Scotland (SDS)

National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) Skills Programme Manager with Skills Development Scotland (SDS)

A former student of Reid Kerr College, Jim was formerly Director of Asset Management and Product Development for Doosan Babcock, based in Renfrew. Joining Babcock straight from school, and having served his time as an apprentice Jim then graduated with an honours degree in Metallurgy from University of Strathclyde in 1990.

After a number of years operating in the engineering and technical arena, Jim’s career moved more toward business development and management and in 2008 he graduated with an MBA from University of Strathclyde Business School. He is a professional member of IOM3 and has been a Chartered Engineer since 1994.

Jim is currently the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS) Skills Programme Manager with Skills Development Scotland (SDS), where he is responsible for leading the development of the skills proposition for the Manufacturing Skills Academy.

He has a particular interest in both organisational culture and people development, striving to give young people the opportunity and support required to grow toward achieving their career aspirations.