ScaleUpologist, ScaleUp Focus
James's professional bio / interests
I am a senior business development specialist, NED, and board adviser. Experience in commercial leadership, strategy development and execution in financial services, interim management and professional services. Passionate about using this knowledge and experience to help founders of high-growth companies flourish more quickly and successfully to the benefit of society as a whole.
I’d like help with…
R&D's school report would be "can do better". Funding the transition from idea to commercial project is often solved by giving away equity to VC's. Options such as; grants, R&D tax, R&D tax advance funding, venture debt are not understood and are underused. Interested to discuss the development of solutions with fellow members.
An interesting, or unusual fact(s) about me…
I have lived and worked in four countries: England, Ireland, India and Sweden.
I live in
A career highlight
Realising that business is so much more interesting, worthwhile and valuable when it is driving forward by purpose.
Dec 03, 2021