James is the Accountable Officer for Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire West Integrated Care System and CCGs.
James was appointed special advisor on health to Theresa May in January 2017. He was formerly a partner and managing director at Boston Consulting Group, where he built their NHS practice, and before that he trained in medicine in Nottingham and worked as a junior doctor in the NHS.
James has over 30 years of healthcare sector experience as a doctor, consultant and government advisor.
James brings strategy, organisational and change management skills; clinical and health systems expertise; ability to operate within the private, public and political environments.
James is a member of the Royal College of Physicians and holds an MBA from INSEAD.