James has ten years’ experience in the insurance and employee benefits sector. A trusted adviser to numerous FTSE350 and Fortune 500 employers on their domestic and global benefit arrangements; James has experience supporting business leaders with clear decisions on complex issues. James’ areas of specialist knowledge include:
· M&A Due Diligence, TUPE and post-deal integration
· Benefit redesign, de-risking and modernisation projects
· Peer Group Benchmarking & Benefit Governance
· UK Health Insurance & Group Risk
· Expatriate & International Benefits
James has been a featured speaker at industry conferences, is a frequent author and has been quoted in publications including; Financial Times, Health Insurance Daily, The Telegraph, Employee Benefits Magazine, AIRMIC, Reward & Employee Benefits Association and International Travel & Insurance Journal in addition to Willis Towers Watson Wire.
Education and Credentials
James earned his M.B.A. from the University of Essex with majors in managerial economics, leadership and business performance. He also holds a B.A (Hons) from University of Essex, Cert CII (Health & Protection) from the Chartered Insurance Institute and is fluent in Spanish.