James joined the ATI in September 2014, soon after its inception. As Chief Strategy Officer and a member of the Executive Management Team, James is accountable for the ATI’s strategy, providing market and economic insight, programme management and business operations. This broad range of responsibilities involves engaging closely with stakeholders across industry and government to raise the ATI’s profile and its mission of maximising the UK’s impact in aerospace.
Working with colleagues across the different functions of the ATI, James supports the delivery of its technology programme, operations and new initiatives to further the ATI’s mission.
Prior to the ATI, James worked in management consulting and the automotive industry as an engineer and programme manager. He holds first class honours in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Bath, an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management and a Masters in Engineering Management from the McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University.