James became Chief Executive Officer in January 2023 and chairs Miller's Group Executive Committee. James joined Miller in 2015, leading our strategic development in the sports and leisure space, before becoming Head of Sports and Entertainment and Joint-Head of the Special Risks business unit in 2019. Between July 2022 - December 2022, James stepped into the role of Managing Director of Miller’s Marine & Energy and Special Risks business units.

He is also the Executive Sponsor of Miller's Pride Alliance, whose goal is to ensure LGBTQ+ inclusion across the company, and he sits on the board of the London and International Insurance Brokers' Association (LIIBA).

James joined from Aon in 2015, where he was Managing Director of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and has extensive experience in developing and managing insurance programmes in the niche Sports & Entertainment sector. He has over 20 years’ insurance industry experience, working with a wide variety of clients on a global basis.