Imperial College London


Business School

Senior Teaching Fellow



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James is a Senior Teaching Fellow in Strategy and the Academic Director for the MSc Management and MSc International Management programmes. He was previously Deputy Director of the Imperial MBA. 

James brings a extensive consulting and business education experience to his role. His teaching builds on a 26-year management consulting career, including several years as an equity partner at a leading global consulting firm.


James was formerly Co-Lead Partner of the EY (Ernst & Young) UK Strategy Practice in London. He advised some of the world's leading multinationals, mid-cap companies and private equity firms on strategic growth and performance improvement initiatives as well as M&A and organisational change topics.

James started his consulting career at Andersen Consulting in 1996 and has since worked on client engagements around the world, notably for consumer products, technology, services and retail firms. Clients have included Diageo, Pepsico, Mondelez, DHL, Shell, Sony Computer Entertainment, Samsung and Aldi. 


Prior to joining Imperial College, James taught at Cambridge Judge Business School. He was also an Adjunct Professor at Hult International Business School and Discipline Lead for Business Consulting and Entrepreneurship Challenges across the six global Hult campuses


James undertakes independent consulting assignments for senior clients across industries. Topics typically include strategy reviews, revenue growth optimisation and organisation design. 


Teaching Excellence Award (Imperial College) 2021

Teaching Excellence Award (Imperial College) 2020

Strategy Consultant of the Year (MCA/Sunday Times) 2007


James enjoys travel and consumer technology. He is a keen follower of motorsport and was a member of the BRDC trackside Incident Team (Fire Marshal) at Silverstone for Formula One and club races (1991-8).