working with public and private sectors to ensure we're making the most of our resources.
Jim Gillespie joined Kibble in 2014 as an Executive Director. In September 2016, after two years of service, he was appointed Chief Executive Designate, before taking over as Chief Executive in May 2017.
Jim brings vast senior management and director level experience in strategic leadership, with comprehensive skills in innovation and entrepreneurship. Jim has extensive experience of providing consultancy on policy development and implementation to governments throughout the UK. In 2006, Jim was awarded a Butler Trust Award by Her Royal Highness Princess Anne and has completed his Master’s in Business Administration (MBA).
Jim is an active contributor to the Scottish Leaders initiative, which focuses on business transformation, leadership and empowerment. Married with two children, he balances professional and family life with a keen interest in many sports.