“I am privileged to empower client families to work towards financial independence and their lifestyle dreams. Seeing them achieve these is priceless.”
James joined Paradigm Norton in 2018 from an award-winning boutique financial planning firm that specialised in advice to entrepreneurs in the creative sector. James is passionate about helping clients realise their true lifestyle goals; being their go to guy for anything financial planning and by their side on their journey towards financial independence and beyond.
After graduating from University of Sheffield with a Bsc (Hons) Economics, James spent 2 years as a technical specialist at a leading FTSE100 financial services company. Following this he spent 5 years as a technical specialist and independent financial adviser at a leading employee benefits firm specialising in advice to employers, trustees and members of occupational pension schemes.
James is passionate about improving the financial planning profession and runs networking events and mentors newer entrants.
Outside of work
James leads an active lifestyle, enjoys spending time in the Peak District and Lake District. He was a keen volleyballer, but now a fair-weather golfer and has just caught the CrossFit bug.