James is Group Head of International, with responsibility for the strategic direction and growth of the group on a global basis. He has worked all over the world during his 17 years in recruitment, most notably with Cobalt, where he was at the centre of transforming the company from operating solely in the UK to the point where over 75% of its operations were international. He has grown successful businesses across a variety of sectors and managed different brands concurrently in multiple locations.
James is a former British Army Officer who served with distinction in Iraq, Northern Ireland, and Canada. He is passionate about good leadership and the importance of businesses being built upon sound values.