James is a friendly, highly supportive tutor who believes confidence and the development of independent thinking is key. He graduated with a 2.1 in Chemistry from Trinity College Oxford, where he also obtained his masters, his thesis being published in an internationally renowned scientific journal. This is supported by top A-Level grades in Chemistry, Maths and Biology achieving the top Chemistry mark in the UK for the respective examination board. He also has ten years of professional corporate experience, having worked in senior management in the Structured Finance team at Deloitte LLP London. This has given him a unique insight into the pathway from academic excellence to professional success in the corporate world.
Having tutored children across a wide age range as well as young adults in his capacity in senior management at the city financial firm Deloitte LLP, James understands how everyones learning pathway is different and adapts his teaching style to best suit the pupil. Encouragement, patience and positivity are key facets of his approach.
When he is not teaching James is a musician and singer songwriter.