James Dowds - Business In The Community

Managing Director, Dowds Group

James joined Dowds Group after completing a degree in Management to oversee the HR and admin departments. As Dowds expanded, his role developed to establishing an Integrated Management System as well as financial matters leading to his promotion to Financial Director in 2009. Working successfully with his fellow directors, James helped maintain the company’s profitability and continued expansion through the recession and in 2013 was voted in as Managing Director. James has taken the company from strength to strength and in his current role, he spearheads the Dowds Group CSR strategy which was pivotal to our win in the “One to Watch” category last year.

Judge in the One-to-Watch Award category of the Responsible Business Awards. Find out more at www.bitcni.org.uk/awards.