Management Team

Philip Fullerton Managing Director

Philip Fullerton joined NMM in 1995 at the time of the StenTex transition between Stena and Texaco after completing an Engineering Cadetship with Texaco Overseas Tankships Limited. He progressed through the sailing ranks from Fourth Engineer to Chief Engineer within the Northern Marine fleet, sailing on various types of tankers.

He joined the office staff as Superintendent in 2002 initially working within the tanker ship groups, then progressed to Senior Superintendent and Technical Manager with involvement in all technical issues with the fleet, projects and new building activities. Appointed Technical Director in 2008, General Manager/Director in 2012 and Deputy Managing Director in 2015. In June 2017 Philip was appointed Managing Director. 

Phillip Fullerton

Jackie Tierney Finance Director / Company Secretary

Jackie Tierney joined Northern Marine in 1986 as a member of the Finance Department. She achieved ACMA qualification whilst progressing to a senior level within the department and was appointed Financial Director in 2005. Currently she is also a Director of the Scottish Shipping Benevolent Fund. 

Jackie Tierney

Murdoch MacDonald Commercial Director

Murdoch MacDonald served as Cadet and Deck Officer with Denholm Ship Management prior to spending three years ashore in the Operations Group. He joined NMM in 1983 and served in a number of positions in the Operations Department, including Ship Manager. In 1999 he was appointed Commercial Manager in response to the Company's expanding activities and became Commercial Director in 2008.

Murdo Macdonald

Eileen Leith Group Business Controller

Eileen Leith has been with Northern Marine Group since 2009, having started her career in practice before moving on to industry roles in the service and manufacturing sectors. Originally joining the company as a Finance Manager, Eileen progressed through other finance roles to her present position of Group Business Controller. A chartered certified accountant, Eileen supports the board in a wide variety of projects.

Eileen Leith

Margaret McFadzean Group Head of HR

Margaret McFadzean has been with Northern Marine Group since 2003, having previously worked alongside the business as a service provider, in Project Management. For over ten years she worked client-side, managing relationships with an oil major before moving into the HR function in 2013, as HR Business Partner. Having originally studied HR at Strathclyde Business School, Margaret has since progressed to Group Head of HR, with responsibility for shore-side activity across all business.

Bill Caldwell Group Head of Business Systems

Bill Caldwell has been working in the discipline of Information Technology for 32 years. After a successful period in IT Consultancy, he joined Northern Marine Group in 2003. Bill has helped Northern Marine Group make major transitional shifts in technology that has helped both the Group and its clients. He currently holds the role of Group Head of Business Systems and has the remit of Strategy and Development of technology globally throughout all NMG companies.

Kenneth McConnell Group Compliance Director

A Master Mariner, Kenneth McConnell joined NMM in 1995 with 21 years sea-going experience on many different vessel types. Before being appointed as Marine Compliance Director in 2012, Kenneth held various positions in the company including Superintendent, Ship Manager, Operations Manager, Global Manning Manager for Chevron Fleet, and President of NMM USA LLC. Kenneth’s main responsibilities are currently group compliance and sustainability.