Digital Industry Lead for Insurance and Financial Services – at Equinix EMEA
James joined Equinix as a specialist Subject Matter Expert in September 2012.
James has worked in the financial services industry in London since 1989, at a variety of organisations ranging from brokers Holman Wade Limited, to Lloyd’s of London in-house reinsurance company Centrewrite, to The Euclidian Group where he served as Group Information Manager – effectively IT Director. He then moved onto the service side Financial Services joining software house the Wildnet Group in 2005 and then onto Colt Technology Services in 2009.
Originally joining Equinix to head the company’s expansion into the insurance sector, James now has Segment Marketing responsibility for the whole of financial services in EMEA, but works closely with Equinix’s Americas and APAC teams, both in marketing and Business Development, in developing the Company’s interconnection and ecosystems businesses across all financial services markets.
James holds a Master’s Degree from City University, London, and has been a Fellow of the Chartered Insurance Institute (FCII) since 2000.