Jim’s current non-exec portfolio includes: Non-Exec Chairman of Working Transitions, Non-Exec Director of Touchpoint Employee Benefits, Non-Exec Director of Pact Futures CIC, Trustee and Chair of Governors of Lady Zia Wernher School for profoundly disabled children, and Non-Exec Chair of the local Pastoral Parish Finance Committee. 

Jim's previous roles have included HR Manager at Nationwide Building Society, Chief Examiner for the CIB, and Governor and Chair at Sacred Heart Primary School.

His professional qualification include: BA (Hons) Economics (Sussex University), Cranfield University MBA, Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (FCIPD), Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (FCIB), Associate Member of the Association for Coaching (AMAC), and Post Graduate Diploma in Career Counselling (Birkbeck University).

Jim has published numerous books and articles on a range of subjects including outplacement, career transition, change management, law, and finance.