James in charge of the financial and investment affairs of the charity and also leads the innovation and grants teams. James is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Warwick University MBA, where he focused on Mission Investing in NHS Charities.

James left KPMG for the charity sector, where he has since worked for more than 20 years, principally with major funding charities including Trust for London and Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity. James is Treasurer and Trustee of the Royal Society of Sculptors and Trustee of the Harrow Academies Trust.