James has more than 20 years’ experience delivering public affairs and communications advice to politicians, NGOs and corporate clients.
Previously a Director at C|T Partners, part of Sir Lynton Crosby’s C|T Group, and Managing Partner responsible for public affairs at Maitland/amo, he has advised a wide range of business and political leaders on elections, regulatory affairs, procurement bids, M&A, anti-trust and crisis and issues management. He has also led a number of award-winning environmental campaigns and advised both the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change and the United Nations Foundation.
James is an experienced political operator. He was a press officer for David Cameron in 2010 and worked at CCHQ as a press secretary. Previously he worked for the Conservative party until the 2001 election and has provided leadership on election campaigns across the globe.