James is Chairman of Darwin Property Investment Management Limited and chairs the Investment Committee.
He is also the owner and Managing Director of Darwin Consulting, a strategy consulting firm he co-founded in 1997. This firm provides strategic advice to directors and investors in a range of industries, including financial services, private equity and media.
Prior to founding Darwin Consulting, James had an academic career, which included undergraduate and postgraduate research at Trinity College, Cambridge, followed by six years as Principal Lecturer at Westminster College, Oxford. After Oxford, James was a Sloan Fellow at London Business School from which he has an MSc in Management Studies.