Dr Matt James


Matt James is currently the Commercial Managing Director at UK Trade and Investment (UKTI).

Matt is an experienced commercial and project director working for the UK government. He has a record of successful delivery of complex programmes and resolving difficult contractual and commercial relationships.

Previous roles include:

  • Executive Commercial Director, Crown Commercial Service, Cabinet Office (2013)
  • Commercial Director, Cabinet Office (2010-2013)
  • Director of Procurement, NHS Connecting for Health (2010)
  • Head of Commercial, Personal Accounts Delivery Authority (now NEST) (2006-2010)
  • Commercial Manager, Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) (1995-2006)

Previous roles in government

  • Managing Director, Commercial
  • Director of Commercial Advice