- Member of the Treasury, Executive and Disclosure Committees
Skills, competence and experience:
James is a chartered accountant, having started his career with Touche Ross and brings significantfinancial management, M&A and business transformation expertise to the Board. Prior to joining Severn Trent, James was interim Chief Financial Officer of Shire plc, where he had been since 2005, first as Head of Group Reporting and from 2008 as Group Financial Controller. Prior to joining Shire, James spent nine years at Ford Motor Company in various finance roles of increasing responsibility.
Key current appointments:
- Executive Director of Severn Trent Water Limited, the Group’s licenced entity in England and Executive Director of Hafren Dyfrdwy Cyfyngedig, the Group’s licenced entity in Wales