British Consulate-General Shanghai
Assistant Director, Life Sciences, Health and Social Care Dept for International Trade
James is a civil servant and diplomat who has specialised in international prosperity and commercial engagement for almost 20 years. He has worked in both the Department for International Trade (DIT) and the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) in Guangzhou, China; Ekaterinburg, Russia; and Kuwait. In the UK, he has worked in DIT and FCO HQ. James holds MA (undergraduate) and MPhil (Postgraduate) degrees in History from the University of Glasgow, and received a MPA from Robert Gordon University Aberdeen Business School in 2012.