Walter James



The chemicals industry is facing stiff competition for talent from other highly regulated industries and is often seen as less attractive to financial compensation compared to areas like life sciences and consumer goods. The margins and complexity of the produts in the chemicals area call for a highly innovation-focused approach to be successful.

The "best-in-class" of the sector in areas such as supply chain, IT, digital and more is also somewhat behind but this does create huge transformational opportunities for the right talent.

Walter James partners with several clients including global public companies, VC backed SMEs, start-ups and family owned organisations to provide proactive and strategic human capital consultancy services throughout the chemicals sector. Walter James has worked with some of the most recognised brands in the chemicals sector and each consultant has significant experience and understanding of the complexity of the sector. 

What we cover

We work with clients on talent change and transformation programs in the following areas:

Polymers & Plastics

Speciality Chemicals (Adhesives, Coatings, Sealants)



Consumer Chemicals

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