Senior Strategy Consultant
James is a senior strategy consultant with Gira. Whilst working throughout the food and drink industry, he specialises in the animal protein and dairy sectors, and has managed a wide range of strategy and due diligence projects for leading global companies. He operates globally, managing many of Gira’s assignments throughout the value chain.
Recent assignments have included work in areas as varied as the restructuring and development of a growth strategy for the European arm of a global packaging company, commercial due diligence on a Russian integrated genetics producer, major international corporate expansion for a European dairy company with a particular focus on EM growth, developing an acquisition-driven growth strategy for a major Brazilian animal protein company, investment strategy development for a Middle Eastern Sovereign wealth fund, strategy formulation for a global feed company and market entrance opportunities for a US FMCG company across a wide range of emerging markets.
James features regularly on panels and as a speaker at conferences around the world covering a range of subjects through the food sector.