James Ashton was City Editor and Executive Editor at the London Evening Standard and Independent titles and before that City Editor at The Sunday Times and Chief City Correspondent at the Daily Mail. During this period he covered some of the biggest economic and corporate stories of recent times.
Today he regularly writes columns and interviews for several national newspapers including the Daily and Sunday Telegraph and The Times on business, leadership, technology and investment. His podcast, 'Leading with James Ashton', features bosses from the worlds of business, charity, the arts and sport swapping stories about how they learnt to lead.
James is also a sought-after conference chairman, broadcast commentator, media trainer and corporate consultant.