James Edsberg

James Edsberg works with the management of some of the world’s leading financial institutions and professional and business services firms to help them identify and exploit domestic and global growth opportunities. He implements and leads client-centric strategy programs in operations, market positioning, business planning, client relationship management and business development on a global basis.

Before becoming a consultant in 2003, James was a commercial lawyer working in M&A and Private Equity at Freshfields. He has an MBA from INSEAD. In 2011, James was appointed to the Board of LCHClearnet as the Chief Client Officer with the responsibility to lead a series of workstreams to make the business client centric.

He is a regular commentator on BBC TV News and radio including on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, Radio 5 Live and Squawkbox on CNBC. In 2011 and 2012, James was on the judging panel of the annual consulting awards of the UK’s Management Consulting Association and chaired the panel in the Financial & Risk Management category.

James is a business mentor for HRH Prince of Wales’ Trust working with entrepreneurs from challenging backgrounds.