Appointed: January 2015
Declarations of interest: None
James is an independent executive coach working with individuals and organisations who are looking to develop their careers, manage change and achieve their potential. In addition to his role as Chair of the Group Board, James is also on the Board of the Milton Keynes Parks Trust and Chair of Whitecap Leisure.
His background is in financial services, having worked for BlackRock and other companies for over 23 years. James also sits on the Governance & Remuneration Committee.