UK born; James started working in the industry in 2010 for a medium sized UK independent. James began his career in the yard, sorting, weighing and sampling non-ferrous. He soon fell in love with the world of metal and with good tutoring, quickly became a competent and effective trader, becoming a director at just 30. This foundation gave him a great understanding of the industry he now thrives in. James joined Kataman in 2020 to form Kataman UK Limited, which has seen impressive early growth, establishing itself quickly in Europe, Africa and Asia.