James is the Chief Operating Officer for the Wealth Businesses of NatWest Group, which includes the market-leading brands of Coutts & Co and Natwest Premier. He took on this role in July 2017, having joined Natwest in 2004 after several years as a derivatives lawyer in a leading law firm, Allen & Overy.
James is a proud executive co-sponsor of Diversity & Inclusion within NatWest Wealth and co-founder of the Ethnicity Allies of the Natwest Multicultural Network.\
James lives near Brighton with wife Annie and four children. He is an active member of St Peters Church, Brighton and a keen long-distance trail runner.