James has more than 30 years of experience in all aspects of retail and leisure property including professional, agency, development and investment. He is an RICS panel appointee as an Arbitrator and Independent Expert. Key clients include: Boots, Costa, Foxtons, Game, Glenstone, HMV, Land Sec, Next, Pizza Hut, Superdrug, Superdry, Thomas Cook, VF Group, Vision Express, Wagamama and Waterstones.
James joined MMX Retail in January 2016 having previously been Head of In-Town Retail Professional and then Head of Retailer Services at JLL from 2011. Prior to this James was an Equity Partner at King Sturge LLP heading up their London Retail Team and, before that, Managing Director of Leslie Furness Retail Surveyors.
James is married with a daughter and son, both Chartered Surveyors working in London. His interests include travel, entertainment, sport and Classic Cars.