James has extensive experience in performing valuations of business enterprises, debt instruments, equity securities and intangible assets. These valuations are for the purpose of assisting clients in tax & financial planning & reporting, transaction advisory support, strategic planning & litigation support and portfolio valuation support for the alternative asset industry. James has experience in acting as an expert witness and has spoken on a wide variety of valuation related topics, including the Valuation of Intangible Assets, the Practical Implementation of IFRS 3 and Valuation in Accordance with the IPEV Guidelines.
Prior to joining Duff & Phelps, James qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the consumer products practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers in London.
James received his MEng. in mechanical engineering from Cambridge University. He is a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales and is a former chair of the ICAEWs Valuation Community.