The management of change is not easy, or indeed rapid,
in any organisation.
We have worked with clients to achieve Best Value
and Partnering arrangements together with the necessary cultural
We have facilitated partnering team meetings, provided
strategic and marketing advice on ‘Modernising Construction’ to
several companies in the UK, including Northern Ireland, and have
provided a major landmark report to the Glasgow Construction Forum
of Glasgow City Council on ‘Partnering in Procurement’.
We have made several seminar presentations and held
several briefing and training sessions on ‘Rethinking Construction’,
Best Construction Practice and Partnering throughout the UK.
Prior to setting up Maitland Consulting Limited Jim was a Depute
Director of Housing in two Scottish Local Authorities, and finished
his career in the public sector as a Depute Executive Director.
With extensive experience covering all major aspects of Housing
and related activities, Jim has a comprehensive knowledge and understanding
of the political and operational areas of Local Authorities, Housing
Associations/ Registered Social Landlords and the wider environment
within which they operate.
In recognition of this he was invited to take part in national
working groups on Housing and related issues.
In September 1997 he was elected as a Director of the Institute
of Management and completed his term of office in October 2000.
He is currently a Board Member of its Scottish Advisory Board.
A graduate of the University of Glasgow, Jim has a Masters Degree
in Urban Policy and a Diploma in Management Studies.