Like any organisation our people are, without doubt, our greatest asset. We introduce you to our leadership team here but there are many, many, more people within the company that makes it what it is today.


Jim Milne
Sir James S Milne CBE

Sir James Milne CBE, DL, DHC, Hon DBA, Hon FRIAS established Balmoral Group in 1980 with just five employees designing and manufacturing glass reinforced plastic products. Today, employing more than 600 people, the privately-owned company provides design and manufacturing solutions to the global subsea, energy, civil and environmental engineering sectors.

Sir James is a member of Entrepreneurial Scotland, Vice-Chairman of the North-east Committee and Fellow of the Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) and Chairman of Friends of ANCHOR, a fundraising body which supports cancer care and research at Grampian University Hospitals NHS Trust.

It’s all about teamwork at Balmoral. We all have strengths and weaknesses and it is important to recognise this and work together to achieve what has to be achieved.

Kevin Binnie
Kevin Binnie EMBA CA FSI
Corporate Director

Joined Balmoral in 2018

Kevin is a CA and oversees the Group’s compliance function, M&A activity and participates in Board meetings of the Group’s subsidiary companies. Additionally, he is CEO of The Milne Family Foundation.

Kevin previously worked for 10 years in the energy private equity industry and prior to that was a senior corporate finance advisor with KPMG.

Bill Main
Bill Main
Group Deputy MD

Joined Balmoral in 1997

Previously a partner in KPMG’s Aberdeen office, Bill is a CA and has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Edinburgh University. He is heavily involved in the general management of the business and oversees the company’s HSEQ structure.

Balmoral engenders a great loyalty within its workforce. This loyalty works both ways and is a huge benefit to the organisation and our clients as a whole.

Gary Gerrard
Gary Gerrard FCIBS
Non-executive director

Joined Balmoral in 2011

Previously regional managing director for Lloyds Banking Group in Scotland. Mr Gerrard is an independent non-executive director of Balmoral Group Holdings Limited and also attends the board meetings of several Group subsidiary companies. He has been actively involved in the creation of Balmoral Business Park since its inception.

Paul Mitchell
Paul Mitchell
Group Financial Director

Joined Balmoral in 2019.

Paul is a qualified CA who has held various finance and management roles in small, medium, and large companies. Paul's experience spans across operator, service and manufacturing environments. He possesses a commercial mindset and is consistently seeking opportunities for improvement while fostering a positive working environment that enables teams to reach their maximum potential.

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