EU Ukraine Business Council (EUUBC), Brussels, Belgium

James runsFipra Ukraine and is a Founding Director of the EU Ukraine Business Council, anindependent business organisation that promotes trade and investment betweenUkraine and the EU. James has more than 30 years’ international businessexperience in public affairs and corporate communications. Prior to joiningFipra in 2002, James was Head of International Government Relations for theInterContinental Hotels Group. James has sector experience in the agriculture,FMCG in food and drink, steel, energy, leisure and tourism sectors. Along withFrench and German, James speaks Cantonese absolutely fluently and Mandarin to ahigh standard and with a very good accent! James is married with two sons andone daughter.