Paul Smith was previously director of operations for Jacobs’ UK process business and has worked across various sector including manufacturing, nuclear and defence. A fellow of the Institute of Chemical Engineers, he is both a chartered engineer and a chartered scientist.
His new role will be to support the MSPS’ managing director Martin Lubieniecki in growing the business. His remit includes new business development and driving a culture change within the business by delegating more responsibility and accountability to key employees.
Mr Smith said: “I am genuinely excited to be afforded the opportunity to bring my operational and commercial skills to MSPS and help Martin and the team to make a great business even better. I am particularly looking forward to working closely with the Sector Directors and their teams in defining new strategies, harnessing cross-sector capabilities and leveraging our strength and depth of resource to deliver innovation and superior performance to all our customers.”
Martin Lubieniecki added: “Paul’s appointment reflects our commitment to investing in the very finest talent with the appropriate levels of experience and expertise that we need to support our customers’ objectives. Paul is a respected name within the industry, and his knowledge of major clients and key sectors will be invaluable in taking our business forward.”