James Hailstones

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Business Adviser

James joined the Growth Start Up team in November 2017, delivering advice and support to early-stage business and those with aspirations to grow.

James holds a BA in Business Management from Robert Gordon University and has certified as a Project Management Professional (PMP). James has been managing professionally for twenty years in the UK and abroad. In that time, he has for different employers, assumed the mantle of Operations Manager, Personnel Manager, Project Manager, QHSE Manager, Business Development Manager and General Manager.

This wide variety of management roles, along with running an Events and Management Consultancy business with his spouse, Pauline, has given James a wealth of experience and skills that he applies to supporting Elevator/Business Gateway clients.