James is former CEO of PKF International, a worldwide network of independent accounting firms with a combined revenue of US$1.5 billion operating in 150 countries through a network of over 400 offices. James was responsible for its global strategic development and growth, for initiating global partnerships in developing business opportunities and delivering value to the network’s members and their clients.
Prior to PKF, James has worked for two international alliances of accounting and law firms where he was responsible for their strategic and global business initiatives. James has also spent time working for two global Human Resource Organisations providing multi-market talent management solutions to SME, Fortune 500 companies and to leading accounting and magic circle law firms.
With some 20 years of experience in the legal and accounting marketplace, James has a good cross-section of skills encompassing sales, marketing, finance, people management and multi-jurisdictional client relationship development/retention management.