James Stanley

Consultant, Russell Partnership Consulting

James Stanley

James works with The Russell Partnership Consulting on major projects and operations, specifically focusing on consumer led solutions and operational delivery.

Most recently, James has been the Managing Director of Sodexo Sports & Leisure UK, leading the business across a portfolio of stadia, racecourses, unique venues, commercial operations and major events which included Ascot Racecourse and the Chelsea Flower show amongst others.

Within Sodexo, James led the successful growth of the major events division and won the UK’s largest new exhibition and event centre at Farnborough International (alongside the international Air show) with an individual and innovative food service strategy. Separately James oversaw and delivered new retail and FM strategies for the UK and was part of the global sports and stadia strategy team.

Alongside James’ leadership role within Sodexo, he was also a board member of Ascot Racecourse Hospitality Board working alongside David Russell and the Russell Partnership

James is a fresh thinking strategic leader, with a passion for people and consumer lead businesses that embrace food, service and technology. James works in partnership with clients driving market leading and value-add service solutions.

James has worked with small and large organisations and global clients across UK&I and EMEA. In previous roles James has operated businesses across sector and industry and conceived and launched a new events business for Compass Group.

Prior to recent leadership roles, James has held many operational roles managing large teams across multi-site operations and thus fully understands the challenges and approach to delivering efficient and best in class services.

James is a graduate in Business Administration from the University of the West of England majoring in strategy and marketing.

Team

David Russell

David Russell

Founder and Chairman, The Russell Partnership Collection

Michelle Harbour

Michelle Harbour

Office of the Chairman, Russell Partnership Collection

Peter Russell

Peter Russell

Operations Director, Russell Partnership Technology

Charlotte Harbour

Charlotte Harbour

Innovations and Design Team Lead, Russell Partnership Consulting

James Nichols

James Nichols

Consultant, Russell Partnership Collection

Caroline Hawkins

Caroline Hawkins

Consultant, Russell Partnership Consulting

Laurence McCarthy

Laurence McCarthy

Consultant, Russell Partnership Consulting

David Barry

David Barry

Consultant, Russell Partnership Consulting

James Johnson

James Johnson

Consultant, Russell Partnership Consulting

Peter Lucas

Peter Lucas

Executive Director, Russell Partnership Technology

Sue Creed

Sue Creed

Consultant, Russell Partnership Consulting

Gabriele Miliani

Gabriele Miliani

Consultant, Russell Partnership Consulting

Neil Johnson

Neil Johnson

Consultant, Russell Partnership Consulting

Neil Stratton

Neil Stratton

Consultant, Russell Partnership Consulting

Gemma Margetson

Gemma Margetson

Administrator, The Russell Partnership Collection

Nicola Lafford

Nicola Lafford

Finance, Russell Partnership Collection

Heidi Anaya

Heidi Anaya

Head of Education, Russell Partnership Technology

Darren Moore

Darren Moore

Country Director (United Arab Emirates)

Chris Royle

Chris Royle

Research and Projects, Russell Partnership Consulting