James is the Founder and Managing Director at 2nd Chance Group.

James manages day-to-day operations, developing the culture and driving the strategic vision of the 2nd Chance Group. He came from the private prison service where he gained vast experience at operating in challenging and high-pressured environments and implementing programmes of transformational change at both a personal and business level.

He chairs the National Alliance of Sport for the Desistance of Crime and has extensive non-executive director experience in a range of businesses, social enterprises and sports clubs clubs.

James is experienced at engaging and working with multiple stakeholders to achieve excellent results and is an example of what 'thinking outside of the box' can achieve.