James Berkeley is a consultant, coach and speaker, who helps executives and organisations dramatically improve their operating performance in high-growth markets. He has helped organisations such as Travelers, AON, Jiangtai Insurance Brokers, Now Health, CKE Restaurants, Hilton Worldwide, Carlson, Ericsson AB, Caesars Entertainment Corporation, ConAgra Foods, ASIMCO Technologies, Zabeel Investments and more than 30 other leading organisations profitably grow and expand.
His publishing includes regular position papers for Boards, Executives and Senior Management on critical and contemporary growth issues. He has been recently interviewed by and contributed to articles in Management Today, Wall Street Journal, Economist Intelligence Unit Research, Forbes, Global Money Management, International Business Times, Advisen, Business Today, Arabian Business, Voice of America News, Global Banking and Finance, China Outlook, The Street, International Casino Review, Project Management Institute's PM Network, and other leading international media.
He is a frequent attendee and contributor at international strategy and investment conferences, foreign trade councils, tradeshows and industry events such as The Economist's High Growth Markets Summit, Reactions Business Club, Retail Bulletin's International Expansion Summit and the World Gaming Executive Summits.
His career has taken him to 49 different countries. He has lived and worked in North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and Australia, which provides his clients with a unique global perspective of the world. His distinctive experiences lend practical insight into the real world "growth" challenges executives and organisations face in different cultures.
James was once described by fashion designer, Tom Ford, as the "King of Brit Style", although his propensity is more towards investing in horses than appearing as a clothes horse!