Up Close and Personal with James

We’re not sure how many times he’s won man-of-the-match for his local football team (legend tells of that time back in ’92) 💪 but we do know the wealth of experience he brings to the team. Come and meet James, our Senior Developer. Catch a glimpse of his brave personality as we raise an Old Fashioned in honour… 🥃

Why did you choose Upgrowth?

Having worked with some members of the Upgrowth team in the past, I knew it would be an innovative, exciting and challenging place to work alongside talented people. A no-brainer really.

Describe Upgrowth in one word.


What is/are the things you are passionate about?

Science communication — In one way or another science has largely been responsible for the modern world we live in yet many people remain relatively ignorant of how it actually works.

Tell us something about yourself that will surprise us.

I once performed a citizen’s arrest.

What is your favourite quote?

“A person is smart; People are dumb” — Agent K

If you were to trade places someone else for one month, living or dead, famous or not, fictional or real, whom would you like that person to be?

Neil Armstrong

What is your favourite drink?

Old Fashioned