James is an Associate Consultant in the London team, specialising in recruiting Product professionals for VC-backed and high-growth startups. This includes roles from Product Managers to Chief Product Officers.
Having graduated from the Queen Mary University of London with a degree in Drama, James previously worked on the legal desk of a global recruitment agency.
While at University, James got heavily involved in Baseball. He went from having never played before to coaching and captaining the University team within a year and led the team to 2nd place in the National University Baseball Championships. He now plays for the London Mets.
James likes to have a thorough knowledge of the market he operates in. He finds this essential when trying to win business from clients and give consultative advice to clients and candidates. He enjoys building strong and trusted relationships with both candidates and clients.
His focus is on hiring product roles into startups, primarily in the fintech and tech spaces. Typical mandates require candidates with a passion for building and enhancing products at the Senior Product Manager, Head of Product and Chief Product Officer level.