James joined the team at Focus Group as Finance Director in 2017. He leads the company’s finance teams together with supporting the overall group strategy and business acquisitions.
James qualified with KPMG and has been a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants since 2001. Prior to joining Focus Group, James was a CFO for private equity backed businesses in the Film and Education sectors and before that he held senior finance positions at the Body Shop and Virgin Atlantic.
Away from work, James loves spending as much time as possible with his growing family (two lovely children and another on the way!), is a keen open water swimmer and regularly attempts to improve his flexibility with a spot of yoga.