FarrPoint, the Edinburgh based independent technology consultancy which specialises in digital connectivity, has expanded its team with five new hires to support the organisation’s continued growth.
Four of these roles are newly created, increasing the headcount at FarrPoint to 22.
The new appointments include Alex Innes as Board Member. With over a decade’s experience in finance, corporate law, risk management and governance, Alex joins the FarrPoint Board to provide additional support as the consultancy continues to expand in new markets and geographies.
Former BT Openreach Programme Director, James Carsley has been hired as Senior Consultant. James, an accomplished client facing Programme Manager, brings over ten years’ experience in senior connectivity project management to the team and will focus on FarrPoint’s major connectivity intervention projects.
Other new hires include GIS Analyst Will Carter, an experienced data consultant who has previously worked on major projects in the transport, utilities, and central government sectors for Esri. Anna Fearon brings her campaign management expertise to join as the new Marketing Executive, and Marianna Birzniece joins FarrPoint’s accounts team as the new Finance Manager.
Andrew Muir, CEO, FarrPoint, said: “FarrPoint is committed to demonstrating the social and economic benefits of connectivity by providing our clients with trusted advice. To do that, we need good people, so it has been a privilege to welcome Alex, James, Will, Anna and Marianna to the business.
“We are continually evolving, with our growing headcount reflective of our increasing client list. In addition to being a key adviser to the UK Government on Project Gigabit, and advising Scottish and Welsh governments, we also recently signed a new three-year contract with the Highlands and Islands Enterprise and have further project wins across the UK.
“This wave of recruitment brings a strong and varied set of skills to FarrPoint, allowing us to continue to deliver top quality projects for our clients.”