Jennifer Phin is Managing Director of award winning family business A.C. Whyte & Co. Ltd, one of Scotland’s most experienced major refurbishment Main Contractors, established 47 years ago. Jennifer leads a team of experts including a management team with over 360 years collective experience and a fully trained, directly employed workforce of over 160 operatives. Her skilled team have delivered projects with 22 of the 32 Local Authorities in Scotland and over 40 Housing Associations with a focus on energy efficiency.
Jennifer took over as Managing Director in 2015 and since then has managed the steady growth of the business, with 2018 turnover exceeding £15m, the highest in the company’s history.
Jennifer’s focus for the future is continued, steady growth and diversification across the business as well as creating increased training and employment opportunities. Jennifer and key members of the team worked in partnership with West College Scotland to design and launch the A.C. Whyte Skills Academy in 2018, which is a unique, industry led initiative. Now in its 3rd year it has proven to be an effective model for delivering a sustainable pipeline of talent into the future.