Raised in the small ﬁshing village of Portpatrick in Scotland, James
left school with the ambition of creating a career at sea. With a
family background of seafarers, James chose to follow in his Father's footsteps and entered into Maritime Engineering. James studied at
the Glasgow Nautical School and after graduating in 2013 worked on various commercial ships and cruise liners. James joined the Super Yacht Industry in 2016 and has since continued to develop his engineering skill-base. A passionate football player in his spare time, James also enjoys supporting his local team of Newcastle.