James has had a passion for computers since a young age when his parents bought him his beloved Acorn Electron for his 8th Birthday, initially he was
involved with programming and working as a VB and then a C# developer before moving into SQL Server consulting.

He is now a Principal Consultant for Coeo, a Microsoft Gold Partner providing SQL Server services for mission critical environments, where he
architects, implements, troubleshoots and optimizes SQL Server environments to meet the performance, scalability and availability requirements of their
clients.

Outside of work, James speaks about SQL Server at conferences and user groups around the UK is a fanatic formula 1 follower, is happily married to
June and a devoted father of three Edward, Charlotte and Michael.

James blogs on the Coeo blog at www.coeo.com