James joined in July 2009 as the marketing account manager. Having researched the compliance market and the detail of the producer responsibility regulations, James initially worked as a client account specialist supporting members with the packaging regulations and providing analysis and application of the regulations within extremely varying business environments.
Now managing director, James combines his past market experience and the work undertaken directly with companies to ensure all Ecosurety members benefit from the best possible price and expertise. In 2016 James won the Institute of Directors South West Young Director of the Year award and the Business Leader Rising Star Award. In 2017 he has been shortlisted for the edie Sustainability Leader Awards, the Business Green Leaders Awards and featured in the Resource magazine annual top 100 list of the most influential people working in the waste industry.
James has a BSc in Biological Sciences from Exeter University, and went on to excel at marketing within an online scientific publication before joining us. James has a strong enthusiasm for life and enjoys cycling, running and playing the piano. In his spare time he is heavily involved with charities caring for special needs children.