East of England

James Newell

James is Executive Director for Groundwork East and with over 12 years’ experience in the charity sector, drives our exciting programme of growth across the East of England. Prior to Groundwork James ran a management consultancy practice that specialised in providing strategic advice to global non-profits.

In his limited spare the he is a non-executive Director for two fast-growth charities (Breaking Barriers and the Pan Africa Mosquito Control Association) and a visiting lecturer at Cass Business School. 

In his 12 years of working with the full range of charities and social businesses he has developed a personal interest in sustainability issues, and the complex nature of ‘doing good’.