​​James is the Group CEO and a Co-Founder of BioTalent. Before this, he had a successful career at Hobson Prior, part of Acacium Group, a leading pharmaceutical staffing business, where he set the record for the highest yearly perm billings in Independent Clinical Services history, launched a new office, and scaled out a global recruitment team that covered the US, UK, & DACH regions.

James co-founded BioTalent in 2018, enjoying three years of hyper-growth before stepping up into the group CEO role in 2021, where he now leads the organisation's board and strategic growth plan.