James founded Jpd, a brand consultancy that believes strategy and design evolve side by side.

With almost three decades of strategic brand expertise, James is a decorated brand consultant and entrepreneur who established Jpd in 2013. James honed his branding skills at globally renowned firms like Landor and Fitch. His portfolio encompasses diverse industries and regions, spanning Europe, USA, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Acting as the Creative Director at Jpd, James spearheads a dynamic team, translating ideas into impactful strategies and delivering award-winning solutions.

A respected thought leader, James' strategic insights have been recognized by leading media outlets and in mentorship programs.

Speaking Engagements
Dubai Eye 103.8 Radio
The Power of Branding

In5 Innovation Center
Branding 101 for Start-ups

Murdoch University – Dubai
Starting a Creative Career

Middlesex University – Dubai
What is Career Confidence and why does it matter?

Featured Articles
Entrepreneur Magazine
Cashing In On Pokémon Go: Six Ways MENA Brands Can Benefit From The Viral Game Taking Over The World
Charity Begins At Home: Startups With CSR At Their Core Charity

Four Tips For Building A Powerful Personal Brand

How To Turn An Idea Into A Successful Business
How SMEs Can Overcome Five Key Business Challenges

Inc Arabia

Here’s How You Use Video The Right Way To Enhance Your Brand
Build How To Engage Your Target Market Through Cognitive Branding
Should The Middle East’s Startups Invest In Branding?
Branding On Budget: How Entrepreneurs Can Still Make It WorkBranding

Creative Direction, Business Development

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