Our People

At Wilson James we believe our most important asset is our people

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Languages spoken

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Senior Female Leadership

A responsible employer

Wilson James pays at least the living wage for all eligible employees.

Work-life balance is encouraged and overtime is paid.

More than 80% of employees work up to a 42-hour working week.

Wilson James is an active Investor in People.

Health, Safety and Wellbeing

Wilson James provides a safe and secure workplace which is conducive to the health, safety and wellbeing of employees. Our dedicated health and safety team support more than 3,000 employees and 6 safety commitments ensure that high standards are maintained at all times.

A healthy work-life balance is encouraged and employees are signposted to approved resources which can help them with stress, anxiety and other mental health concerns.

The Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) also provides support to Wilson James employees. EAP is a confidential telephone helpline available 24/7 where an employee can discuss personal/work related matters.


Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We ensure that our workplace values diversity and that there are equal opportunities for all. True equality and inclusion in the workplace means people are respected and allowed to be themselves, free from discrimination, harassment and victimisation. The Wilson James Equality, Diversity and Inclusion strategy has 3 key areas for a more targeted approach. The key deliverables are:

  • Responsibility and accountability
  • Embedding Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Staff have a voice with Wilson James

Wilson James is a proud member of Stonewall’s Diversity Champions Programme, Britain’s leading best-practice employers’ forum for sexual orientation and gender identity equality, diversity and inclusion.

Learning and development

Wilson James supports employees with learning and development opportunities to help them reach their potential. We want employees to be well-equipped and feel confident in carrying out their role, as well as develop skills to allow for career advancement and personal progression.

The learning and development offering includes instructor-led training, e-learning, online courses, videos and articles.

Our Strategic Board

Our board of directors are responsible for all aspects of Wilson James, from strategic business direction and development through to the implementation of our award-winning services.

Mark Dobson

Chief Executive Officer

Gary Sullivan OBE


Stuart Lowden

Executive Director

Mark Abraham

Chief Financial Officer

Gemma Quirke

Managing Director, Security Services

Peter Jacobs

Managing Director, Construction Logistics

Sean Kelly MBE

Chief Information Officer

Tony Palombo

Operations Director, Construction

Work with us

We are always on the lookout for talented, passionate and thoughtful people to join our team.

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