James is recognized as one of the most influential people in the communications industry. He has been involved in nearly every aspect of corporate, brand, product, change and organizational communications over the past 20 years. James advises and coaches c-suite level executives at some of the world’s best-known companies on topics ranging from purpose to strategy acceleration, value creation for stakeholders, colleague and customer engagement, and personal impact and reputation building. Clients include Lloyds Banking Group, BMW, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, M&G, Virgin, Asda Walmart, SAP, HSBC, BT and Vodafone.
James and his global team in ICF Next deliver complex, integrated campaigns and brand strategies that enable clients to effectively communicate their messages at scale and realize their potential.
James joined us as a managing partner of ICF Next globally as part of the 2018 acquisition of his market-leading consulting agency, where he was founder and chief executive officer. James leads ICF Next UK and sits on our Europe and Asia leadership team responsible for strategy and marketing.