James is a strategist and systems thinker with a background in sustainable finance. He runs the strategy consultancy, RePattern – part of NOW Partners. He is a Special Advisor to Triodos Bank (previously Director of Strategy and MD of the UK Investment Business), and Executive Director for the Climate Safe Lending Network.
James has served as a member of several advisory groups on sustainable finance at UK, European and international level including the Global Steering Committee for the UNEP Finance Initiative, where he was one of the founding developers of the UN Principles for Responsible Banking. James is a Senior Associate of the Cambridge Institute for Sustainable Leadership, Senior Fellow (and previous Chair) of the Finance Innovation Lab, a director of Regen and an advisor for a small number of NGOs in Europe including the Club of Rome and Finance Watch.