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

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.

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

About Us
Jpd is brand design and creative branding Agency in London and Dubai. Specialising in brand strategy and rebranding.

Jpd Brand Consultants

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.