James is a Consultant within the Economics and Finance team in IMC Worldwide. With two years of experience, James specialises in financial modelling and analysis and has recently been responsible for the development of a PPP financial model for the San Ramon NewPort feasibility study in the Philippines and is now in the process of developing a further PPP model for an Armenia elevator renovation project. Having developed the financial model for the San Ramon PPP project in the Philippines, developing a user-friendly dashboard for a three-financial-statement DCF model, he later produced statistical analysis of the traffic model in order to justify the underlying assumptions of a forty-year forecast. Using data analysis software, James has also performed intervention assessments in the education sector and health sector and has provided market research on behalf of a seed-stage beverage start-up to assess viability for mass production.
James has also worked on a labour market study in Nepal and has performed analysis of revealed comparative advantage for nine countries as part of the Manufacturing Portfolio Analysis for DFID where raw export and import data of traded commodities were used to identify commodities which countries held comparative advantage and disadvantage in production.
James holds a BA (Hons) Philosophy, Politics and Economics and MSc Finance, both from the University of York, and is currently studying for exams in the hope of obtaining Chartered Financial Analyst status, passing Level 1 in June 2018. He is proficient in STATA, Excel, VBA and R and has used these in both academic and professional capacities.
BA (Hons) Philosophy, Politics and Economics, University of York, 2016
MSc Finance, University of York, 2018