James graduated from Strathclyde University with a first class honours degree in accountancy and finance. Having qualified as a chartered accountant with ICAS in 2006, he has over 14 years of audit experience and am registered as a responsible individual (RI) with ICAS.
As an audit partner, James works with a diverse portfolio of clients covering a range of organisations across the commercial, housing, charity and public sectors. The diversity of his client base, which includes the likes of Asset Alliance Group, Fraser Capital Management Limited, Hub South East Scotland Limited, Hub South West Scotland Limited, Cairn Housing Association Limited, Shettleston Housing Association Limited, Fyne Homes Limited, Scottish Futures Trust and the Glasgow School of Art keeps his work varied and interesting. James is chair of the technical committee and the property and construction sector group.