James graduated from Sheffield University with a BEng in Electronic Engineering. He pursued a career path in software engineering and database management. Working first in the water industry, then as a developer of imaging software at the University of Oxford’s Medical Vision Lab. He went on to manage dictionary data and business systems at Oxford University Press before joining the Department of Oncology in 2017 working on the S:CORT colorectal cancer study. He now works with DeLIVER, managing data lifecycle and associated IT systems.