Managing Director, South East Asia (ASEAN), BT

James is Managing Director for BT South East Asia. In this role, he is responsible for leading a team of over 1000 employees and helping more than 600 customers realise the value of their investments in network-centric IT services across markets including Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines. 

Since joining BT in 1997, James has held several senior positions across the business including finance, product management, commercial propositions and pricing, business development and operational roles including major incident management. Before taking up his current role, James was CEO BT Media & Broadcast, managing director of carrier, channel and MVNO sales for BT Wholesale, when he oversaw a £1bn per annum business delivering a number of world firsts – including the first ever live broadcast of 4K television in March 2015. 

With over 19 years of commercial experience within BT, James thrives in a fast-paced competitive high-tech environment. He has a proven track record in the development and execution of innovative propositions and the commercial end-to-end management of complex customer relationships. 

James holds a MSc in Business and Telecommunications from University College London and BA in Economics. James lives with his wife in Singapore.