James joined Maddisons in 2017 to launch and run the lettings side of the business and also heads up the Land and New Homes division.

Wanderlust alternative home:

The Alps - skiing, biking, fresh air!

Tell us one thing not many people know about you:

I am a distant relative of Joseph Lister who was the pioneer of Antiseptic surgery.

Signature dish when entertaining?

A huge bowl of chilli with bread and nachos for diving into.

What is your burning desire:

To see my 3 children grow up healthy, happy and fulfilled … and for them to visit Deborah and I in our chalet in Les Trois Vallees!

Words to live by:

You’re never wrong to do the right thing.