James Alexander is Director of FutureAgenda.org, an open source think tank and advisory delivering foresight, strategy and innovation to some of the world’s leading organisations such as Apple, WWF and Mastercard. He is a Co-Founder of #voicefortheplanet, the coalition aimed at securing a global deal for nature.
James Alexander’s passionate, inspiring and exciting sessions are invaluable sources of actionable information, full of interesting case studies. He is thought provoking and highly creative. James has a 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.
James was previously a Co-Founder and Executive Director of Zopa, a disruptor and the world’s first P2P lender. Prior to this he was Strategy Director at Egg during its high growth phase. He has been an advisor to several innovative finance payers including Seedrs, giffgaff, Loot, Tandem, LandBay and Spacehive. He advises social ventures and charities including the RSPB, the GoodLab, the Suffolk Wildlife Trust and GreenThing and is Chair of Environmental Finance, a leading social impact investment advisor. James also worked as a growth strategy consultant at The Foundation and LEK Consulting, where clients included Tesco, Eurostar, Barclays, HSBC and Save the Children. James has helped JustGiving tackle several growth challenges over the years.