Jim has a background in technology and services where he works with a number of early stage companies both as an investor and mentor.
In his executive career, Jim was the Chief Operating Officer at Logica Plc having previously worked for GEC-Marconi and the Plessey Company.
He is currently the Senior Independent Director at Wessex Water and Chairman of the SS Great Britain Trust. Jim was previously Chair of Catch22 a social business he helped create in 2008 and Chairman of Azzurri Communications.
He also chaired the Senate at the University of East London and was a member of the Governments Senior Salaries Review Board and a Trustee of Co-operation Ireland.
Jim became Chair of LSTM on 1st February 2021.