James is a senior business development professional, with wide experience across the banking and wider financial markets. He has a strong track record of providing support, assistance and thought leadership to prominent technology companies.  Through his career James has built up a wide network of key companies, investors, influencers and professionals and has experience across a broad selection of sectors including media and business services.  James’ focus is now solely in tech where he previously spent 7 years managing a tech & media client portfolio at Barclays and now has a nationwide remit in the UK for origination and deal flow at Silicon Valley Bank.

James is an experienced presenter and regular speaker on panels and has a genuine passion for working with and lending to growing technology companies. His particular skills focus on growth financing and structured debt solutions and he is keen to help growing UK businesses find and structure the right financing solutions to succeed and grow.