Sebastian James joined the Board as a Non-Executive Director in August 2014 and is Chair of the Corporate Social Responsibility Committee.
Sebastian is Group Chief Executive of Dixons Carphone plc and has held a number of senior strategic and operational positions in the retail, consulting and insurance sectors.
Sebastian was Group Chief Executive of Dixons Retail plc from 2012 until its merger with Carphone Warehouse Group plc on 6 August 2014. Before this, he was Chief Executive Officer of Synergy Insurance Services Limited, a private equity backed insurance company, and was previously Strategy Director at Mothercare plc.
Sebastian began his career at The Boston Consulting Group, having graduated from the University of Oxford and completed an MBA at INSEAD. Sebastian is also a Trustee of the charities, Save the Children and Dixons Carphone Foundation.