James Ford

Finance Program & Operations Manager

James is an experienced business leader, working across multiple disciplines in creative services. He has worked in Experiential Marketing, PR, Digital, Advertising, Data and Innovation Consultancy. James has overseen the acquisition process for Havas Work Club and more recently, the Happen Group into Accenture.

As part of the senior management team James has played a key role in the planning and forecasting activities of several organisations. There has always been a key focus on analysing the key drivers of profitability and James has played a key role in achieving success in this area.

James has always maintained that clear reporting and creative visuals always help senior management make the most informed decisions. An avid fan of new technology, James has incorporated the latest reporting techniques of Excel, Power-Query, VBA and Power BI to ensure management track all the relevant KPIs.

A chartered accountant for over 10 years, James studied Politics at Newcastle University. James has two sons, Jackson & Dylan. They happily take up 99% of his time but if there is ever a quiet moment, he loves to relax with a good film or book.

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