James started his career in financial services in the mid 1990’s with an insurance company specialising in critical illness cover before moving to Scottish Equitable as a broker consultant. This was followed by a role as a technical report writer with an Independent Financial Advisor company in Stockport before he became a Financial Advisor with a company in Warrington. He held this position for eight years before joining the Perspective Group in 2013 and became a Chartered Financial Planner in 2017.
James lives in Bury and is married with two teenage children. Time away from work is spent with the family and also playing tennis and golf as well as watching a local non-league football team.