James Buckley is a Business Development Manager at Criticaleye, where he focuses on building relationships with the CEOs and senior executives of private equity-backed businesses. James' activity centres on introducing the services of Criticaleye in order to support individuals and teams overcome the challenges they face during the – typically intense – investment cycle, and helping them to achieve the growth expected by their investors.
James has 15 plus years of experience in business development and relationship management roles. A large proportion of his career has been in the financial and professional services sectors, having previously worked at American Express Europe and Deloitte for a number of years.
Whilst at Deloitte, he was the Senior Relationship Manager for the North East & Yorkshire region. James spent his last year with Deloitte working for the London PE team, where he looked after the accounts of two significant PE houses.
James graduated from Durham University with a degree in Politics and is a Chartered Marketer. His passion is foreign travel and he hopes to visit as many countries as possible. He is also an avid England Rugby Union supporter and a Leeds Rhinos (rugby league) fan.