James joined Q5 in January 2018. Before this he was Director of Publishing Operations for a major global illustrated book publisher, overseeing all of the UK business's printing, shipping, distribution and inventory as well as looking after ebooks, sales reporting and sales forecasting. James's focus here was on building effective teams to produce quality product while interrogating data and processes to deliver considerable cost savings.
Despite his background in operational roles James graduated from Goldsmiths, University of London with a BA (Hons) degree in English & American Literature.
James enjoys food, reading, and movies and loves to shoot pictures on one of his original Polaroid cameras. He has recently committed to completing an Olympic-distance triathlon in 2018 despite having neither run, cycled nor swam for more or less the last ten years.