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Meet the Team

James Wilmott, Partner & Managing Director

James Wilmott

+44 (0) 2920 783 022

james.wilmott@forum-europe.com

James has more than 15 years experience in conceiving, marketing and organising conferences in Brussels and globally, and has been Managing Director of Forum Europe since 2005.

Alongside fellow Director Dan Craft, he has overall responsibility for the strategic and operational management of both Forum Europe and Forum Global (the company’s international subsidiary), and co-ordinating both companies’ portfolio of events. James has specific expertise in the internet/online, energy and environment, trade and security sectors and heads up the Forum Europe team in these areas. James also works extensively on client events, and has worked for Mars, Crueltey Free International, RIAD, McDonald's, Abbvie, Compassion in World Farming, Barclays, Accenture amongst many others.

James graduated from Lancaster University in 2002 with a degree in Communications (Hons) and spent a year undertaking research into European communications policy within the context of public perceptions of Europe and the EU in the UK, while also teaching at undergraduate degree level.

James then joined a leading design and marketing company in the UK before spending a year at a European conference company as Marketing Manager for the European region. In 2005, James co-founded Epsilon Events with Dan Craft, which in turn merged with Forum Europe SA in 2009.