James Crichton joined Itad in 2014 as Business Development Officer, became a Senior Business Development Officer in 2017 and Head of Business Development in March 2019. He oversees the whole business development process and team, leading on the preparation of tenders and Expressions of Interest.
Prior to joining Itad, James was International Bid Manager for an organisation focused on international public service management capacity building, coaching and consulting. This role required working closely with foreign Ministries, Departments and Agencies to plan and prepare customised programmes, ensuring these addressed specific needs and organisational objectives.
Before this, James worked for a London-based leadership consultancy. In this role, he worked closely with colleagues in Europe, Asia and the Middle East to produce corporate research for various industry practices. James holds a BA in Financial Economics from the University of Liverpool.