Meet the Team

The Senior Team are highly experienced in their specialist fields and ensure that our customers needs are met at every opportunity. Find out more about the team below:

Director General Manager - UK

Nick Jones/Team profiles/Nickprofile

A chartered Civil Engineer, Nick has extensive operational experience across the UK Construction and Service sectors in both private and public sector organisations.  He has worked across Carillion Group since 1998 for our construction and services businesses and has managed financial close and operational delivery roles on Joint Venture PFI contracts. He has a passion for sustainable business growth and a track record for building and replicating successful business models in collaboration with customers and business advisors.   He has actively engaged with schools and colleges with the ambition of drawing young talent into our exciting and diverse business portfolio and the opportunities on offer.  Joining SkyBlue in June 2016, Nick is keen to continue the transformation of the business to become a truly customer focussed organisation which offers great solutions and great value as well as investing time and energy in looking at how we can improve the safety and welfare of our temporary workforce. Nick lives in Winchester and enjoys a variety of motorsport activities when family life permits!


Head of Strategic Growth

Mary Nichol/Team profiles/Maryprofile

Mary is an experienced business development manager who has over 20 years’ experience of B2B sales. Mary worked at Yellow Pages for 15 years before joining Carillion and SkyBlue as part of the Senior Management Team in October 2011. Mary attended university in Aberdeen and graduated with a Business degree in 1995. Mary leads a variety of work streams from strategic growth, business development, mobilisation of major projects, equality and diversity in the workplace, marketing, social media and customer experience. Mary’s passion is looking for new creative innovative solutions to customer’s requirements. Mary enjoys spending time with her husband, two young children and two cocker spaniels in Scotland. Food, holidays and travel especially in the USA are key to making Mary happy.


Head of Operations

Louise Traynor

Louisa graduated in 2000 with a degree in Change Management from Lancaster University and like most people “fell” into /Team profiles/louisarecruitment. 15 years later after having gained extensive recruitment experience within the Industrial and Driving Sectors for Adecco and Pertemps, Scotland, she worked her way up to Director level. Louisa joined SkyBlue in 2012 when the pull of internal recruitment beckoned. Louisa thoroughly enjoys her role as Head of Operations because it is so diverse, and offers something different everyday. When Louisa isn't working she is a regular at the gym with an obsession for Body Attack classes to help keep her sane, and she also loves to travel for business and leisure. Louisa's home town is Glasgow which she loves because its a vibrant and exciting city with extrmely friendly people, and she also owns a second home in France and is on a mission to learn French in 2017.


Commercial, Legal & Compliance Manager

Peter Ball



Finance Manager

Michelle Collins/Team profiles/Michelleprofile

Michelle is a Chartered Accountant who qualified with KPMG before joining Carillion in July 2010. Michelle has extensive finance experience, including business partnering across the Carillion Group. Michelle has led different projects in outsourcing, system implementation and process improvements. Michelle joined SkyBlue in May 2015 as part of the Senior Management Team (SMT), leading the Finance, Central Administration and Payroll teams. She is keen to continue with the rest of the Senior Management Team in transforming SkyBlue to a truly customer focused organisation whilst improving Health and Safety of our temporary workforce. Outside of work, Michelle enjoys football, athletics, travelling and running.


SkyBlue/Carillion Training Services Inclusion Manager

Dave Massingham/Team profiles/daveprofile

Dave is a well-known and respected leader in the field of Equality and Diversity which has historically seen him attend meetings and forums with leading Government Officials discussing and debating the Equality and Diversity and Disability agenda. In his present role as Inclusion Manager for SkyBlue & CTS, David undertakes a wide range of duties and responsibilities which include working with local agencies, job centres, Work Program Providers, Disability Groups and Apprentices in the areas of employment, recruitment and training of local people. David’s previous experience in starting as a General Operative in 1979 and progressing to Construction Works Managers, combined with a passion for Equality, Diversity and Disability makes him perfectly qualified to be SkyBlue’s Equality and Diversity Guru!

For more information on SkyBlue Equality and Diversity click here


To speak to any of the above contacts, call:

Audrey Harpur :-

The Recruiters

Across our national network of branches

At SkyBlue we ensure we have the very best recruiters working for you.

We invest time in training all of our recruiters to ensure customers and candidates receive the very best knowledge and care.

Every single one of our recruiters complete the industry accredited (REC) Certificate in Good Recruitment Practice course as well as undertaking SkyBlue’s equality and diversity training.