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James Townsend
James Townsend

James Townsend

Chief of Staff

James is Carbon Gap’s Chief of Staff, responsible for a range of cross-functional projects, developing and supporting strategy execution, facilitating engagement with its Trustee Board, supporting relationships with donors and interfacing with ecosystem partners.

Before joining Carbon Gap, James spent over four years in Teneo’s strategy consulting team based in London. He managed a wide variety of engagements across corporate strategy, commercial due diligence, pricing & packaging and bid support, supporting clients across the software, private equity, transport, and business services sectors. He also managed Teneo’s UK Sustainability Taskforce, responsible for reducing the environmental impact of its UK operations, and he ran the employee wellbeing team in London.

James holds a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Management from the University of Bristol.