James Watkins is an economic development specialist. He is also the Geopolitics and Public Affairs Lecturer for the French business school, INSEEC.
He was the Political Adviser to the Japanese Government based at the Embassy of Japan in London and has also supported a number of UK Parliamentarians.
He was previously the Chief Executive of national and regional business lobby groups where he helped with the growth and development of the Islamic finance market.
James is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and Sciences, Member of the Institute of Economic Development and has gained a Masters in Asia-Pacific studies from the University of Leeds. His book on Islamic finance is due to be published in 2021.
James will be providing the following Zoom training courses for BC Training:
PR and Reputational Management
Corporate Social Responsibility
Writing Press Releases
Managing Business Risks
Public Affairs Training Suite of Courses
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