Inside Data Centre Podcast

Ashley Buckland, JB Associates: You are only as good as your last job

July 30, 2021 Andy Davis Season 1 Episode 46
Inside Data Centre Podcast
Ashley Buckland, JB Associates: You are only as good as your last job
Show Notes

In this episode I am joined by Ashley Buckland, Managing Director of JB Associates. We discuss Ashley's career and the changing role of a project management consultancy within the data centre sector. 

Ashley started his career within a major contractor and carried on his education while working in the industry. We discuss the benefits of studying while working and how having exposure to a number of roles can benefit your long term career.

We then discuss JB Associates and the work they are doing within the data centre sector. We cover the changing role of a project management consultancy, the importance of client relationships, and the main challenges currently faced by developers.

Finally we cover a number of key topics, including sustainability in the construction process, the design of facilities, risk management, and the importance of developing the next generation of talent.