James joined the funeral industry in 2017, having worked in the ambulance service for 15 years. His roles previous to these have always been people focused.
Having a father in the forces, James lived in various places around the world as he grew up, including Hong Kong and Northern Ireland, before settling on the Isle of Wight.
He moved to Oxfordshire in 1997, but is looking forward to moving to Moreton-in-Marsh very soon.
James has a wide range of interests, including watching Formula 1, visiting and researching archeological and historical sites and reading crime thrillers. He also enjoys travelling around the UK and going on cruise holidays.
He has acquired a number of varied professional and vocational qualifications during his previous roles, including a Diploma in the Principles of End of Life Care, and is currently working towards his Diploma in Funeral Directing.
Having studied aeronautical engineering at university, James is also able to ‘turn his hand’ to solving most practical problems and is skilled at fixing computers and other electronic devices. He is also reasonably adept at numerous DIY tasks, and completely renovated his current home.