About this Speaker
James is the founder of the Learning and Development Mastermind - a safe space for L&D professionals to connect, share, care, learn, and grow together. The L&D Mastermind is a community of over 2000 L&D professionals from all around the world that shares best practices and knowledge.
James is also the Founder and Managing Director of Drive Development Solutions, a Global Learning and Development Consultancy working with the world's leading brands, providing innovative and effective training and development solutions. Clients include Vodafone, HSBC, IKEA & Google.
James is also a Founding Partner of Circle.Direct, an online Social Learning Platform connecting you with experts, mentors, coaches, and learning solutions tailored to your personal and professional development needs.
James has over 18 years experience within corporate Learning and Development and is passionate about helping other people to be the best versions of themselves. An expert in delivering behavioural change with an engaging and dynamic facilitative delivery style. Equally at home as a coach and mentor in a 1on1 situation or delivering to large audiences of over 1000.
James has worked on Organisational Development & Transformational change projects in large, fast-paced, complex organisations within the Digital, Telecommunications, Automotive and Financial Services sectors across the UK, Europe, Asia, Africa, India and the Middle East.