James joined BGF in April 2012 and is based in BGF’s Milton Keynes office. His main role is to identify and successfully execute investments and he has ongoing board responsibility for a number portfolio companies. Prior to joining BGF, James was an assistant director in PwC’s Corporate Finance team, providing corporate finance and M&A advisory services to SMEs across multiple sectors in the UK and Europe.
James holds a first class (BSc) hons degree in Applied Accounting from Oxford Brookes University and is a chartered accountant with the ACCA. Outside of work, James enjoys spending time with his young family and sport – mixed martial arts, cycling, swimming and running and occasionally tries to combine the latter three by completing several triathlons each year.
“BGF has become a game-changer in the UK funding market, with an absolute focus on supporting energetic, talented and ambitious entrepreneurs. I am passionate about meeting new businesses and entrepreneurs and identifying ways that BGF can help accelerate growth and turbocharge businesses, enabling them to take advantage of growth opportunities as and when they arise.”
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