James has spent the last 20 years specialising in Technology and Communications and is Executive Chairman of the Excalibur Group. He was Wiltshire Business Person of the Year in 2011 and 2012 and now mentors businesses and other entrepreneurs and has a huge array of business interests. He has been a Governor for the White Horse Federation, sat on the government appointed SWLEP board and co-founded a charitable foundation for young people in Wiltshire and Kenya in 2016. He is actively involved in various community groups and charities, including Patron for Swindon 105.5 and being an Ambassador for Jessie May. He is married with two young daughters and supports Swindon Town FC and travels around the world watching various sports as his main hobby.