James Robson

Chief Operating Officer

James Robson has an extensive knowledge of the B2B media sector and significant transactional experience from a career spanning 25 years. James joins Vitesse from leading publishing company DC Thomson, where he headed up its DC Thomson Ventures division since 2015. Prior to this, James worked extensively in the media industry, firstly as part of ITVdigital’s corporate development team, followed by six years as Strategy & Business Development Director of BBC Worldwide’s Home Entertainment division and latterly spending a year as Interim Managing Director of satellite platform Freesat.

James qualified as a corporate lawyer with Clifford Chance in 1995, completed an MBA at Cranfield School of Management and worked as a strategy consultant with Andersen Consulting until 1999. James has also worked in corporate finance roles in the media teams of both KPMG and Grant Thornton.

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