James has built a career as an entrepreneurial business leader on the foundation of more than 20 years’ experience on a number of UK’s largest and most complex PFI/PPP, infrastructure and contracting service schemes.
He is an accomplished senior negotiator with renowned project recovery specialisation and a track record in successful business start-up, leadership and growth, restructure/finance and sale. Having held senior private sector posts at Carillion Plc (Special Projects/PFU) and Amey Plc, he spent several years in the health sector as lead deal executor for the Department of Health’s flagship £5bn ISTC programme, and advising education authorities on a series of major projects.
More recently James has led ValueStep projects in consultancy, automotive and manufacturing sectors, helping clients achieve the next level in performance through his strengths in:
- Business planning
- Risk management
- Corporate recovery