Jim Campbell

Business Growth Advisor

Jim founded an independent advisory company providing strategic, planning and operational advice to Corporates, SMEs, Universities and Governments. He also set up the UK’s innovation hub for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles. He has in-depth knowledge and experience of the global Automotive and Smart Mobility sectors and has been advising SME’s across Europe and Scandinavia on innovative technology and business growth.

Jim is an Associate Director with an international recruitment company focussing on business transformation and interim/transition management. He has performed senior level Commercial roles with several global car companies. He holds degrees from the University of Strathclyde, Cass Business School and is an adviser to Oxford Brookes University’s School of Technology. He is also a specialist adviser to the Tutu Foundation UK.

"Plans are of little importance, but planning is essential."

Winston Churchill

"Unless commitment is made, there are only promises and hopes; but no plans."

Peter F. Drucker

"Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe."

Abraham Lincoln

"Mould-breaking strategies grow initially like weeds, they are not cultivated like tomatoes in a hothouse.… (They) can take root in all kinds of places."

Henry Mintzberg

"Strategy is the great work of the organisation. In situations of life and death, it is the Tao of Survival or Extinction. Its study cannot be neglected."

Sun Tzu

"Everyone has a plan... until they get punched in the mouth."

Mike Tyson