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James Alexander

James is an experienced entrepreneur and business advisor.

He is currently a core team member of FutureAgenda.org, the world’s largest open foresight programme, and an advisor to a number of innovative finance payers including Seedrs, Loot, Spacehive, LandBay and Tandem. He also advises a number of social ventures and charities including the RSPB (where he was previously a Trustee), the GoodLab, the Suffolk Wildlife Trust, GreenThing and as Chair of Gen Community Ventures.

James was previously a co-founder and Executive Director of Zopa, the world’s first and Europe’s largest P2P lender, and prior to this Strategy Director at Egg.

He has also worked as a growth strategy consultant at both The Foundation and LEK Consulting, where his clients included Tesco, Eurostar, Barclays, HSBC, Save the Children, The Guardian, Redburn, M&S and Just Giving.

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James holds an MBA from INSEAD and a 1st class honours degree from University College, London. He is also a birdwatcher and was fortunate enough to be part of a 3-person team who re-discovered three species of bird, previously considered by many to be extinct.

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An experienced entrepreneur and business advisor

James is currently a core team member of FutureAgenda.org, the world’s largest open foresight programme and an advisor to a number of innovative finance payers.

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An experienced entrepreneur and business advisor

A keynote is a speech or presentation that establishes the main underlying theme of a conference or event, usually to a large audience and lasting approximately 45 minutes.

James' areas of expertise to present on as an entrepreneur (Zopa), advisor and business growth consultant (FutureAgenda.org, The Foundation, LEK Consulting) include:

  • Disruption
  • Innovation / Entrepreneur
  • Fintech
  • Future of X
  • Collaboration and high performance teams

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An experienced entrepreneur and business advisor

James is currently a core team member of FutureAgenda.org, the world’s largest open foresight programme and an advisor to a number of innovative finance payers.

Read more

An experienced entrepreneur and business advisor

A keynote is a speech or presentation that establishes the main underlying theme of a conference or event, usually to a large audience and lasting approximately 45 minutes.

James' areas of expertise to present on as an entrepreneur (Zopa), advisor and business growth consultant (FutureAgenda.org, The Foundation, LEK Consulting) include:

  • Disruption
  • Innovation / Entrepreneur
  • Fintech
  • Future of X
  • Collaboration and high performance teams

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