James has a BSc (Hons) in Sport and Exercise Science, specialising in sports performance and an MSc in Sport and Exercise Nutrition. James began his career in the fitness industry but soon transitioned into sports science practice. He spent time as a Body Composition Consultant at a medical clinic in the City of London, utilising x-ray scanning technology (DEXA) to assess body composition. He then entered academia, taking up a research position at the University of Exeter, investigating novel ergogenic aids for exercise performance and recovery. After which he took up a teaching focused role in physiology at London Metropolitan University. James joined the University of Surrey in October 2023 to undertake a PhD, investigating the potential of insect protein as a sustainable protein source for supporting human skeletal muscle. He's a Fellow of the Institute for Sustainability at the University of Surrey.

My qualifications

MSc Sport and Exercise Nutrition
Middlesex University
BSc (Hons) Sport and Exercise Science (Sports Performance)
University of Chichester

Affiliations and memberships

British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences
The Physiological Society
The Science Council
Registered Scientist (RSci) - Institute of Biomedical Science
UK Anti-Doping
Accredited Clean Sport Advisor


Research interests