James is The Young Foundation’s Head of Venture Development among early-stage, mission-driven ventures. He leads The Young Academy, our flagship initiative to support and invest in social ventures tackling inequality in education.
James began his career in consulting and outsourcing and has lived and worked in Latin America, continental Europe and Asia. Recently he has provided pro bono support to social enterprises working in health and social care and the arts and heritage sector.
James is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and holds a BA in Modern Languages and Linguistics from The University of Oxford.