James Sargent Commissioning Operations Manager

Having joined Banyards as Commissioning Manager in May 2013 and having progressed his management skills over the years James is now Operations Manager in our London Commissioning Management Team.

James started in construction 24 years ago as Assistant Commissioning Engineer, balancing HVAC air and water systems and while further developing his skills progressed to full Commissioning Engineer status and then on to Senior Commissioning Engineer where he was responsible for running a team of engineers, completing, and issuing documentation and tracking progress. It was at this point he decided he would like to progress into commissioning management and enrolled on a college distance learning course covering HVAC systems which he passed with a Distinction. Following this he enrolled with the Commissioning Specialist Association (CSA) and over time has worked his way through their distance learning courses and passed the Grade 4 exam with help from us as Banyards and is now applying for the new Commissioning Management accreditation via the CSA.

During his career at Banyards, James has delivered many projects performing both Client Verification and Commissioning Management roles. He has delivered and vast array and some of major projects across many key sectors including Commercial, Residential, Health,  Education and Hotels & Leisure. Key projects to name a few include The London Fruit & Wool Exchange (Shell & Core and Fit Out), 100 Bishopsgate Fit Outs, The Stage, 78 St James, multiple schools and various projects at Great Ormond Street Hospital.

With a passion for doing things right first time in a compliant manner, as well as building key relationships with our clients, James is a key asset to our team.’

James Sargent

Commissioning Operations Manager


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