Meet the Team

Martin Craig

Managing Director

In addition to the daily running of the business, Martin is an operations specialist - ensuring critical manufacture and supply of industry equipment is delivered on time & on budget!

Outside of work you can find Martin hacking about on the golf course!

Jim Craig


With a lifelong dedication to the firm, Jim is responsible for the strategic direction and overall growth & prosperity of the Group.

He has 40 years of electrical engineering experience with an accent in the explosion proof world, second to none.

Outside of work you will be sure to find him indulging in a wide variety of social activities and particularly his charitable contribution as Chairman of the Grampian MS Therapy Centre.

Alison Cox

Managing Director

Alongside managing the day-to-day activities, Alison strives to ensure the financial security of the business & all the employees are taken care of. Having invested over 35 years with the company, Alison has a wealth of experience when it comes to JCE!

You will likely bump into Alison if you are getting a spa treatment or shopping in and around Aberdeen!

Andy Sawyer

Operations Director (Europe)

Andy oversees the general operations of JCE Europe and distribution of products globally. His engineering background has driven him into the sales and development side of the business.

A passionate supporter of home town football team Plymouth Argyle, he rarely gets to enjoy his Saturday as they often lose!

Frank Maes

Technical Director

With over 35 years experience in the Oil and Gas industry, Frank has a wealth of knowledge in the hazardous area market. A specialist in product design & development, engineering and regulatory requirements, he is the go-to for complex matters.

Frank enjoys the outdoors and will often take long walks and cycles to rejuvenate!

Neil Forster

Production Director (Europe)

Neil primarily deals with all things design, ensuring the development & manufacturing of products/components are of the highest quality and to the exact specification of the clients.

As martial arts enthusiast, Neil holds a black belt in taekwondo. When doing something slightly more relaxing, he tries his hand at fishing or golf.