James joined Maven in May 2019 as an Investment Manager based in the Manchester and Lancashire offices and is responsible for new investments across Greater Manchester and the North of England. Prior to joining Maven, James was a Corporate Finance advisor at Top 10 Accounting firm, Mazars, where he advised owner managed businesses on; selling their businesses, acquiring businesses, fundraising, management buy-outs and financial modelling. James has also worked at Ernst & Young (EY) for four years prior to his time at Mazars.
James holds a Bsc. (Hons) in Accounting and Finance from the University of Lancaster and is a Chartered Accountant.