James joined GambleAware as a programme manager in July 2019.

James has over ten years’ experience of operational and project and programme management in health and social care settings. For the past 5 years James has worked on a wide range of projects and programmes across children’s and adults social care, public health services and the voluntary sector. Before this James worked in the acute sector, taking the operational lead for a number of services including accident and emergency, acute medicine, cardiology and gastroenterology. James has led complex change and transformation projects including ICT systems implementation, procurement and workforce redesign.

James also holds a visiting fellow role at independent think tank Localis, contributing to reports focussed on NHS reform.