The george james Story
george james ltd was founded in 1999 to provide successful recruitment and training services to the technology and science sector. The business has grown year on year since its founding and continues to expand both its domestic and international customer base.
One of the Company’s proudest achievement is the high ratio of repeat and referral business, with over 90% of customers having engaged george james ltd on at least five projects. This success reflects the knowledge and experience of the team who, prior to joining george james ltd, have enjoyed success in up to C Level positions across the industries we serve.
In addition to enjoying commercial and career success before joining the Company, our team is academically strong, including PhDs & MBAs.
Our market knowledge and experience is kept up to date with george james ltd team members holding Chairman, NED positions and Angel investing roles.
In 2013 george james ltd joined with J&J Innovation, as Founding Partners of the Innovation Forum. The goal of this not for profit, volunteer led organisation is to accelerate the process of technology companies moving from early stage idea to commercial success via a global network of leading industry contacts, investors, regulators and researchers.
Utilizing this in-depth market understanding. george james ltd has successfully assisted companies with fundraising and trade sales.
In 2017 the Company embarked on a major new initiative with the launch of a Consulting Division, following the acquisition of JBA Consulting Limited to strengthen the service offering. The key consulting offer is the formulation of Accelerated Growth and Internationalisation strategies and associated implementation services. The goal is to help shareholders to realise their exit ambitions. We work closely with an international network of Private Equity, Venture Capital and M&A firms. Our new Consulting Division also extends our experience, knowledge and network in to the B-B enterprise software market.
The most recent major initiative by the Company is the establishment of its local representation in Germany. For many years we have enjoyed a flourishing recruiting and training business in Germany building on long term US and UK customer relationships. This move extends the companies reach beyond its’ already established international customer base in Life Sciences, HealthCare (Bio-Pharma, Bio-Technology, Diagnostic, MedTech), Laboratory und Scientific Research Product Manufacturers, Contract Research Organisations and Suppliers of Enterprise Application Software Solutions into the German “Mittelstand” and beyond towards smaller start-up companies in the respective industries.
2018 – Incorporation of george james GmbH
2017 – Launch of new Consulting Division
2017 – Launch of free NED service
2016 – Acquires JBA Consulting Limited
2015– Company network of industry professionals passes 20,000
2013 – Founding Partner along with J&J Innovation of Innovation Forum.
2012 – Channel Partner Management Programme launched with Biochannel Partners
2010 – Company network of industry professionals passes 10,000
2011 – Partnership with Arris Partners to provide US coverage
2007 – First global Training Programme
2000 – First International Training client
2000 – First International Recruitment client
1999 – Company Founded