Nigel James

President - Burrow Global Automation,
Burrow Global Services, LLC

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Burrow Global Services, LLC
6200 Savoy Dr., Ste 800
Houston, TX
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President - Burrow Global Automation,
Burrow Global Services, LLC


8 years as a process control / process engineer with Fina Oil and Chemical
5 years Texas
3 years England (LOR refinery)

22 years in the automation/engineering consulting business
Vice President of Coherent Technologies
Founder/President of James Consulting Company - merged with Mangan in 2000
President of James Mangan Automation - 2 years
President of Mangan (Nationally) - 2 years
President of Mangan Gulf Coast Division - 6 years
Inventor of ProSys DR - Safety Lifecycle Management Software.

Currently is the Chief Strategic Officer for Burrow Global - $150MM EPC company.

Nigel was the President - Automation Division of Burrow Global Services and oversees four offices in Houston, Beaumont, Tulsa, and Deer Park for 5 years. we grew 55% YoY for those five years

Nigel James was the Gulf Coast President of Mangan Inc. which has two offices – one in Lake Jackson and one in Houston. Mangan is a $39MM Employee Owned Company of over 300 controls specialist with seven offices across the country. The office grew over 200% in the past three years and has pioneered new ways to implement Safety Lifecycle Management simpler and more cost effective.

He received a B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Texas in Austin in 1986. Nigel worked in the refinery industry for 8 years with Fina – three years overseas in England.

He went into the Automation Consulting business in 1995. He founded his own firm James Consulting Co. in 1999 that was bought and merged into Mangan Inc. in 2002. He served as President of Mangan from 2005 – 2006 and the President of the Gulf Coast Division 2006 - 2012.

Specialties: Business - Strategic Planning, P&L
Integrity - Building effective teams that respect human dignity
Product Portfolio Management
Business Development / Account Management

Technical - Process control, Project Management,
Safety Systems, DCS,PLC Systems integration


The University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas, United States
BS ChE, 1986
1982 To 1986

Job History

Houston, TX, United States
November 2012 - January 2013

Burrow Global, Inc.
President - Automation Division
December 2012 - present

Burrow Global
Chief Strategic Officer
October 2016 - present

President - Gulf Coast Division
January 2000 - November 2012

James Trading Company
January 1995 - January 2010

Mangan Inc.
Regional Director
January 2007 - January 2009

Vice President
January 1995 - January 1999

Lindsey Oil Refinery
Process Engineer
January 1992 - January 1995

Fina Oil and Chemical
Process Engineer
January 1986 - January 1992