James joined Westfield Medical as CEO in 2018. He is a qualified accountant with an MBA from the University of Manchester with an extensive career in manufacturing businesses in different sectors.

James began his career with Avon Cosmetics and spend 3 years with the company in Italy.Returned to the UK in 1997 and spent the next 20 years as Finance Director in board level roles in multinational business before moving into PE backed smaller companies.