James is a doctor and has worked in the NHS for the past 13 years, latterly specialising in anaesthetics and intensive care medicine and now works as Senior Strategy and Policy Lead at NHS England and NHS Improvement.
He has recently been the holder of the prestigious Darzi Fellowship where he worked towards ensuring the citizen voice is at the heart of decision making in the use of digital tools and artificial intelligence whilst also working as a Visiting Research Fellow at the University of Kent. This culminated in a successful public engagement event held in conjunction with NIHR (National Institute for Health Research), with a focus on people living with dementia and the unique considerations for consent and capacity in the context of digital health. James has also published several articles regarding digital health in New Statesman Tech which are available at https://tech.newstatesman.
James also has experience across a wide range of industries aligned to clinical medicine. He has experience working in the pharmaceutical industry both in clinical research and in commercial groups. He also worked at Kings College London as a Clinical Tutor where he was awarded a PG Cert in Clinical Education. He also holds a PG Cert in Clinical Leadership.
Outside of medicine, James is proud to have represented the German National Cricket Team at the European Cricket Challenge Cup.