Originally from the United Kingdom, Jim has made Johannesburg his home for almost 20 years. Jim spent the early part of his career with various roles in retail travel, with STA Travel in London, Sydney and then Johannesburg.
His journey in the meetings industry began in 2009, when he joined Global Conferences Africa in the position of National Sales Manager, under the guidance and mentorship of Brian MacDonald, one of the pioneers of the South African Business Events Industry. Jim went on to become a key member of the Management Team, enjoying several successful years leading a business development team that was responsible for securing a number of high profile international conferences and events.
Jim brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and expertise to the Leadership Team at MCI South Africa and he is really excited to be a part of the story at MCI.