James is the Organisation and Human Resources Director for Aggregate Industries and joined in November 2016.

James Roberts

James comes with an international pedigree for managing HR in large companies, having spent almost 20 years of his life living overseas. He started his HR career in GEC leading Manufacturing for Gas Turbines & Turbochargers in Lincoln, followed by eight years in Paris working for Alstom Transportation where he led HR for the Manufacturing division and then led Organisation Development. He then worked in Switzerland leading HR for Alstom Power Services, the world’s largest Power Generation Services Company.

James joins us from GE where he was in charge to lead the people and organisation integration of the GE acquisition of the Power Services Business.

James is responsible for HR, Payroll and Learning & Development at Aggregate Industries.


Members of the Executive Committee

Dragan - CEO Aggregate Industries
Dragan is Chief Executive Officer, having been in the role since June 2021.
John is Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Executive. He became a member of the Board in July 2004.
Victoria Smith - Managing Director, Asphalt
Victoria is responsible for the asphalt division and technical function.
Barry Hope - Managing Director, Readymix
Barry joined the business in 2011 and is responsible for our readymix concrete division.
Simon Marriott - Managing Director of Concrete Products
Simon Marriott - Managing Director, Concrete Products
Simon is responsible for the concrete products division and marketing function.
Paddy Murphy - Managing Director, Contracting
Paddy joined Aggregate Industries in 2005 and is the Managing Director of Contracting.
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Steve Curley - Managing Director, Cement
Steve is responsible for the cement division.
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Andy Swinnerton - Managing Director, Aggregates
Andy joined the business in 2016 and is responsible for the aggregates division
Kirstin McCarthy - Aggregate Industries Sustainability Director
Kirstin McCarthy - Sustainability Director
Kirstin joined the business in 2021 and is responsible for all aspects of sustainability.
James Roberts - Human Resources Director
James is the Human Resources Director for Aggregate Industries and joined in November 2016.
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Phillip Norah - General Counsel
Phillip joined Aggregate Industries in May 2018 and is responsible for the legal and compliance aspects of the company.
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Jamie McGregor - Procurement & Logistics Director
Jamie is the procurement and logistics director.