James joined Demelza as Director of Finance and Business Planning in September 2018. He has 15 years of experience as a Finance Director in the charitable sector. James worked with Hospices of Hope for 11 years and 4 years with SIM UK. He lived and worked in Bucharest, Romania for 3 years, and oversaw the paediatric palliative care team and the fundraising team. He was the Campaign Director for the Bucharest Hospice Appeal and was delighted to attend the hospice opening in 2014.
James is a qualified Chartered Accountant, and also has the Diploma in Charity Accounting.
James is married to Naomi, with 3 children. The family attend St John’s church, Tunbridge Wells. He enjoys running, cricket and music.