James was appointed Chief Strategy Officer in September 2014. James’ primary responsibility is to lead the development of the ATI strategy, and to develop and manage the ATI’s project approval and monitoring process. Prior to this, James was an engagement manager with Booz and Company, a leading strategy consulting firm. During his time in consulting, James helped clients across aviation, defence, pharmaceuticals and consumer goods sectors to solve a range of strategic and operational challenges. Previously, James worked for Ricardo UK Ltd, an automotive engineering consultancy as a transmission specialist and project manager.
James holds a first class honours in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bath, an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and a Master in Engineering Management from the McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University.