James Thirkill
Country Manager UK & Ireland

Thirkill is the country manager for the UK and Ireland and has been in position since 2014.

Thirkill has grown the UK business substantially as well as entered the new markets of Northern Ireland and Ireland. He is also responsible for building partnerships and identifying opportunities for rapid growth and customer satisfaction, and retention.

Thirkill started his career with KPMG Consulting where he worked as an Oracle ERP Supply Chain and Purchase-to-Pay specialist working on pan-global implementations in the high tech manufacturing and telecommunications sectors. He left KPMG to jointly found TriSolve Ltd., a niche healthcare-focused consultancy working with NHS healthcare providers, BPO organisations and national bodies to provide transformational programmes across all aspects of procurement, supply chain and finance. TriSolve was acquired by GHX in January 2012 to provide focused consultancy services to their large provider and supplier client base across the UK and wider EU.

Thirkill holds a bachelor's degree in Accountancy and Finance from Nottingham Business School and is trained in PRINCE2 Project Management.