James Alexander Entrepreneur & Business Advisor, Speaker | MFL Global
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James Alexander

Director of FutureAgenda.org and Co-Founder of #voicefortheplanet

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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James Alexander with Maria Franzoni

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James has helped JustGiving tackle a number of growth challenges over the years, with rare intelligence and a genuine understanding of how to combine social purpose with commercial success. He combines superior intellect, playful imagination and commercial nous, backed by a high quality network of business leaders across a wide range of industries.

Just Giving

I wanted to thank you, on behalf of Ordnance Survey, for such a fantastic and inspiring session at Guardian Activate this week. Your session really was incredibly interesting and provided a lot of food for thought. The movie that you showed was very cool and the characters that you use in your marketing are really great and tell a very clear and strong story.

Guardian Activate

I was lucky enough to be at the BT Wholesale event last week and was 'blown away' by his presentation. Fantastic.

BT Wholesale London

James was a genuinely lovely man. We enjoyed his talk and he engaged well with the audience.

Scottish Institute for Enterprise

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    £3k to £7k

  • Europe:

    £3k to £7k

  • US:

    £7k to £15k

  • Africa/Asia/ME:

    £7k to £15k

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  • United Kingdom



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