James is an SFEDI Accredited Business Adviser with more than 10 years of experience working with pre-starts, start ups and exisiting busineses. His main role is in managing Centa's property portfolio which consists of 35,000 sq ft of mixed use, serviced and light industrial work units. Since starting with Centa in 1997, James has mentored a diverse selection of clients including recycling, retail, design-based, social enterprise and IT-based businesses, and has written business plans for over 50 start-ups.

Key skills include:

  •  Sales, marketing and new business development coaching
  •  Event management and networking
  •  Property management and relocation 
  •  Extensive networking

Case studies:

Noise London
Acorn House
The Hairforce
Everlasting Castings