James is a chartered surveyor and has over 35 years' experience in commercial property. He joined MEPC in 2008 as a main Board Director and Managing Director for Milton Park and Silverstone Park, before being promoted to Chief Executive in 2014.
In a previous role, he led Milton Park’s modernisation between 1997 and 2001, and was instrumental in developing a number of well-known business parks in the UK whilst a commercial partner at Strutt and Parker.
James has a keen interest in architecture and the built environment. He is a mentor for students studying Land Management at University of Reading, where he gained his degree. In his spare time, James enjoys sailing and cycling.