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James Farren

Programme Director, CHDA

James joined Centre for Health and Disability Assessments (CHDA) as Operations Director in May 2017 and was appointed Programme Director in April 2018.

James is a people-focused leader, with substantial experience in leading and delivering change through large teams across complex multi-site environments. He has extensive knowledge of large, often regulated, national and international organisations across different industry sectors. These include aviation, logistics and services, having worked at Royal Mail, Heathrow Airport and British Airways.

As a board member of the not-for-profit charity, Help the Homeless, James has a keen interest in third sector and wider community initiatives. James studied at the University of Hertfordshire and attended Michigan Business School.