James has more than thirty years of experience in general management, large scale business change and consulting in the private and public sectors. He has chaired a private company, was Chief Executive of the Identity and Passport Service and a member of the Home Office Board, and spent thirty years with Accenture, including six years running their UK business.  Mr Hall was a member of the Commission on Public Policy and British Business (1996-1997) and was a member of the Economic Affairs Committee of the CBI (1990-2002). He is also Chair of Save Britain’s Heritage.