James has specialist expertise in the insurance industry and significant M&A transaction experience from having provided advice on most of our clients’ transactions in the sector.

Prior to joining IMAS, James spent 17 years working in the insurance industry, holding senior management positions in Sedgwick’s and as Managing Director of Chaucer Syndicates, throughout which he worked on major corporate transactions. James qualified as a chartered accountant with Price Waterhouse and has a degree in Geography from Oxford University.

James enjoys nothing more than challenging clients to look at their businesses more objectively, when he’s not fishing or tying flies.