James Spicer - Director of Finance and Shared Services

James joined Xoserve in June 2021 bringing a wealth of skills and experience gained globally across different companies. His experience includes commercial, regulated and not for profit organisations and extends beyond finance to encompass IT, legal, HR and programme management.

James’ first role in the gas industry was with Calor Gas, where he held several finance and project management roles and was a customer of Xoserve. He then moved to Spain to take up a role as Finance Director at Calor’s Spanish sister company, Primagas, where he led finance, IT and operational teams.

On his return to the UK, James led the acquisition of a liquefied natural gas engineering and gas distribution company, taking responsibility for financial and operational management.

In 2015, James moved to Severn Trent, where he ran several cost transformational reviews before going on to lead the integration of Severn Trent’s Dee Valley Water acquisition and the creation of a new water company, Hafern Dyfrdwy.

Most recently, James headed up Severn Trent’s Finance Transformation Team, where he developed and led a people, process and technology transformation strategy.


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