James joined Health Data Research UK as Training Support Officer in March 2021 and is responsible for supporting the Head of Training and the Director for Talent and Training in delivering HDR UK’s health data science curriculum and training portfolio.

James has nearly 15 years’ experience in learning and development after serving in the Royal Air Force. With experience in all sectors and various types of companies, most recently James was a Learning and Development Business Partner for a large recycling company where he looked after the learning needs of around 4,000 employees.

Currently studying a history degree, James is also a trustee of a local charity that supports young people with learning and physical disabilities and he also volunteers at local museums.