James is a founder shareholder and investor in Beltrae Partners. James graduated from Queen's University in 1977 with a degree in engineering and joined Belfast International Airport. He rose to become Operations Director and in 1994 was one of the 3 directors who led the successful MBO of BIA. Following the sale of BIA in 1996 James stayed on to become Managing Director. James left BIA in 1998 and has since become an active investor in corporate and property transactions. James is a director of a number of other companies including BPL Investments Ltd
Queens University Belfast
Activities & Affiliations
James is a keen golfer and a past Captain of Galgorm Golf Club and an active member of Royal Portrush.