Like any organisation our people are, without doubt, our greatest asset. We introduce you to our leadership team and key client contacts here but there are many, many, more people within the company that makes it what it is today.


Jim Milne
Sir James S Milne CBE
Chairman and Managing Director


Sir James Milne established Balmoral Group in 1980 with just five employees designing and manufacturing glass reinforced plastic products. Today, employing more than 600 people, the privately-owned company provides design and manufacturing solutions to the global subsea, energy, civil and environmental engineering sectors.

Sir James is a member of Entrepreneurial Scotland, Vice-Chairman of the North-east Committee and Fellow of the Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) and Chairman of Friends of ANCHOR, a fundraising body which supports cancer care and research at Grampian University Hospitals NHS Trust.

It’s all about teamwork at Balmoral. We all have strengths and weaknesses and it is important to recognise this and work together to achieve what has to be achieved.

Gary Yeoman
Gary Yeoman
Sales Director

Joined Balmoral in 2013

Gary is a highly experienced Sales Director having previously held a similar role in the construction manufacturing sector.

At Balmoral he has global responsibility for sales and proposals relating to the company’s oil and gas and offshore renewable energy-related product solutions.

Bill Main
Bill Main
Managing Director

Joined Balmoral in 1997

Previously a partner in KPMG’s Aberdeen office, Bill is a CA and has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Edinburgh University. He is heavily involved in the general management of the business and oversees the company’s HSEQ structure.

Balmoral engenders a great loyalty within its workforce. This loyalty works both ways and is a huge benefit to the organisation and our clients as a whole.

David Reay
David Reay
Financial Director

Joined Balmoral in 2003

Degree qualified in computing, David began his career at Balmoral as an Accounts Clerk and has been promoted several times by working across the Group in a variety of positions.

A member of the Institute of Credit Management, David is also a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Manager.

Fraser Milne
Fraser Milne
Engineering and Projects Director

Joined Balmoral in 1993

A qualified mechanical engineer, Fraser has responsibility for the Balmoral Discovery Unit, R&D, design engineering and project management departments along with operational control of Balmoral’s subsea test centre.

Joining Balmoral as a graduate engineer Mr Milne has developed a broad knowledge of the business and regularly interfaces with clients as part of the technical/business development team.

Brian Ross
Brian Ross
Manufacturing Director

Joined Balmoral in 2011

Brian is a highly experienced professional with 35+ years in manufacturing. He has held key positions within Balmoral including Senior Production Manager, Plant Manager, and Manufacturing Director. His versatile career includes working in various manufacturing businesses holding positions such as General Manager, Operations Manager, Plant Manager, and Operations Director. Brian’s expertise in driving operational excellence, optimizing resources, and motivating teams has made him a respected figure in the industry.



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Balmoral understands the importance of customer support beyond the factory gates. Our technical support team was established to offer real time, dedicated assistance regarding Balmoral products and services around the world.

We are happy to provide advice on installation support, damage assessment, document requests, spare parts, training and technical questions. We even provide Balmoral personnel if required - whenever and wherever you need it.

Please contact our team at techsupport@balmoral.co.uk if you require assistance.

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