James Alexander

Chair, Executive Director

With almost 20 years of industry experience, James has been involved in the social impact sector as an expert business growth strategist, entrepreneur and proposition builder.

Previously he was Co-Founder and Executive Director of Zopa, the world’s first and Europe’s largest P2P Lender. James also counsels a number of innovative finance payers including Seedrs, Loot, giffgaff money, LandBay and Spacehive.

James has advised social ventures and charities including The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds where he was a Trustee, the GoodLab, the Suffolk Wildlife Trust, and Green Thing.

James co-founded #voicefortheplanet, a global movement aimed at securing a global deal for nature in 2020, launched at the World Economic Forum in 2019.