BCS makes key appointment to further support growth


BCS Group (Business Critical Solutions), the specialist services provider to the digital infrastructure industry, has appointed an experienced Head of Cost Management, to support its continuing growth. James Carmillet joins the business and will head up the Commercial Management Team, overseeing the Group-wide Cost Management service for clients across the world, ensuring optimum commercial value.

James joins from construction consultancy Currie & Brown where he was an Associate Director in the specialist mission critical and engineering services team, specialising in M&E cost management where he oversaw and lead teams delivering projects with complex engineering services solutions.  James has transferable multi-sector experience having worked on data centre, defence, education, energy and infrastructure, retail, health, government, industrial, commercial offices and leisure projects.  James has acquired pre and post contract experience of working in occupied buildings on critical systems infrastructure replacement schemes on a variety of projects which he has delivered in his career.  In addition to delivering professional Cost Consultancy James has acted as the Contract Administrator and Employers Agent for projects in multiple sectors. This includes developments at home and overseas.

James will work closely with Scott Shearer, BCS’ Chief Operating Officer and Chris Coward, BCS’ Head of Project Management.

James Hart, CEO at BCS Group, said: “As we continue to grow it is vital that we have the right people in place to support both existing and new clients. The data centre is facing a number of challenges and cost management continues to be key and James will be a great asset to the team.”

Commenting, James Carmillet said: “BCS has an excellent reputation in the industry and a proven track record successfully delivering projects for the biggest data centre clients in the world.  I admire the way BCS operate as an organisation and the way the business has grown and developed since it was first launched.  The business goals and ambitions are very much aligned with those of my own, BCS is a people focused business and has created a successful environment for people to grow, develop and excel in. I am very much looking forward to playing my part in the businesses continued success.”