James is a strategic communications and media specialist. He has worked closely with leading international government clients, including heads of state, key policy makers, and oil and gas firms to manage reputation, media response, political risk and stakeholder engagement. He holds a BA (Hons) in Politics, Philosophy and History and an MSc in Social Policy and Development from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). In the oil and gas industry, James has provided Communications and Strategic support for companies operating in Sub-Saharan Africa both onshore and offshore. He facilitated vital market entry support, reputation management, media support and ongoing industry stakeholder engagement.