A positive and supportive leadership consultant and coach. Combining significant experience as a senior leader with a coaching and advisory consulting background, James helps others to increase their impact and create successful outcomes.
James drives successful and lasting change through a people-centric, open and authentic partnership dynamic with clients, coachees and partners. His deep industry and technology experience helps him to understand client challenges and context and to build real and tangible learning experiences to significantly increase the impact and retention of leadership skills and behaviours.
He is self-driven, positive, and highly motivated with an abundance mindset, and committed to helping people and delivering excellence.
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James facilitates, trains and coaches in English and also speaks conversational French and Spanish and understands both well enough to facilitate (in English) groups speaking this natively.
Organisational Strategy, Design and Outcome Achievement, Cultural Change, Agile, Building Cohesive Teams, Leadership Development, Executive Coaching, Team Coaching, Group Coaching, Organisational Coaching, Advanced Facilitation Skills, Change Management, Cultural Diversity, Technology Execution, Change, Architecture and Design, Sales and Business Development, Strategy, Advisory, Software Development Lifecycle, Team Offsites, Confidence and Mindset Development
25 years of corporate delivery, development and transformation across Financial Services, Telecoms, Commodities and Government (predominantly Financial Services).
10 years of permanent direct delivery, transformation and leadership in SVP/Director Senior Leadership positions, Senior Programme Manager, Software Engineer, Production Support, Technology Lead and Development Manager roles.
15 years of leadership development, coaching, technology and advisory consulting in partner, management consultant and director roles.
Work includes a diverse range of large-scale cultural change, senior executive and senior technologist coaching and leadership development, design, management and oversight of multiple significant technology transformation programmes (up to $500m budget), leading 100+ organisations, technology design and complex technical and adaptive change management in high pressure environments.
2023 (pending) ICF Professional Certified Coach PCC
2021 England Netball Level 2 Coach
2018 ICF ACC Coaching Accreditation
2011 Certified Scrum Master; Scrum Alliance
2009 Prince2 Practitioner; QA training
2008 Design for Six Sigma Black Belt; Bank of America Merrill Lynch
1994-1998 MMath Master of Mathematics; Manchester University