Manchester, UK, 3rd August 2020 – VPS Transoil announced today that it has appointed, James Robinson as Business Manager.

VPS Group Managing Director, Dr Malcolm Cooper stated, “We are extremely pleased to have James on board with VPS Transoil as we look to develop our transformer oil testing and advisory business. James brings over 20 years of testing and inspection experience and he has a depth of technical knowledge in transformer oils. His skills and experience will drive VPS Transoil to the next level of international growth and success.”

James is an experienced senior manager with a proven track-record of successful achievement in business management and development. James joins VPS Transoil from SGS, where he gained 20 years of experience as Operations Manager, managing ISO17025 accredited laboratories testing transformer oils, lubricants for oil condition monitoring (OCM) purposes and trade-related petroleum and chemical products.


James will lead VPS Tranoil into an exciting new future of growth and innovation. This will move the business from a national position to an international platform, gaining ISO17025 accreditation and implementing new digital data platforms, to significantly improve VPS Transoil services to its customers.


James said, ”I am really looking forward to this new and exciting opportunity. It allows me to use my expertise and experience working closely with customers and staff to further develop the VPS Transoil business.”