With nearly 30 years of strategic brand experience, James is an award-winning brand consultant and entrepreneur who founded Jpd in 2013. James' foundation in brand comes from internationally-renowned agencies such as Landor and Fitch.
His work has spanned across multiple sectors and geographies, including Europe, USA, Africa, India, Jordan, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates. As Creative Director at Jpd, James leads a dynamic team that brings ideas and strategic thinking to life, creating award-winning work for clients such as Masdar, Jumeirah Group, Rotana Hospitality, and Al Nahdi Medical Company.
James is a thought leader whose strategic work has been valued across key media titles and at mentorship outreach events.
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We are a highly acclaimed branding agency based in London and Dubai called Jpd. As experienced brand consultants, we focus on developing effective brand strategies, identity creation, packaging design, and digital ecosystems for businesses across various industries. Our unique approach involves fostering a mindful and collaborative environment to create powerful and distinctive brands that help companies thrive. We are proud recipients of numerous accolades, including the Transform Awards MEA and Business Vision Awards.