Gavin Nicol was Group Operations Director for the Weir Group PLC and has held senior posts with Weir Pumps Ltd, Terex Equipment Ltd, Nichol McKay Ltd, Coopers & Lybrand, Playtex Ltd and Coates Vyella. Gavin is a business leader with a broad range of general management skills focussed on delivering commercial success. He has extensive sales and operations experience, track record of delivery of strategic and operational change. He combines ability to analyse problems at all levels, develop and implement pragmatic solutions to improve business performance as well as having well-developed leadership and influencing skills. Gavin was appointed to the Wise Group board of directors in September 2014.