James Alexander is an experienced entrepreneur and business advisor. He is currently Director of FutureAgenda.org, an open source think tank and advisory delivering foresight, strategy and innovation to some of the world’s leading organisations (e.g. Apple, WWF, Mastercard).
He is co-founder of #voicefortheplanet, the coalition aimed at securing a global deal for nature in 2020, launched at the World Economic Forum in 2019.
He was previously a co-founder and Executive Director of Zopa, a disruptor and the world’s first P2P lender. Prior to this I was Strategy Director at Egg during its high growth phase. He is or has been an advisor to a number of innovative finance payers including Seedrs, giffgaff, Loot, Tandem, LandBay and Spacehive.
He’s advised a number of social ventures and charities including the RSPB (where I was previously a Trustee), the GoodLab, the Suffolk Wildlife Trust, GreenThing and as Chair of Environmental Finance.
He has also worked as a growth strategy consultant at both The Foundation and LEK Consulting, where my clients included Tesco, Eurostar, Barclays, HSBC, Save the Children, The Guardian, Redburn, M&S and Just Giving.
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