James joined Rayner in 2008 from Pfizer where he specialised in pharmaceutical sales. In addition to the UK sales organisation, James is responsible for Rayner’s wholly owned subsidiary companies across Europe.
In December 2019, James relocated back to the UK from New York where he spent two years overseeing the establishment of our direct US presence Rayner Surgical Inc. James is well versed in similar projects having led on Rayner’s direct entry into Iberia, Italy and Switzerland, and as recently as 2022, Poland and France. James has several years’ life sciences experience, 14 of which have been at Rayner and now as VP – Europe, will lead commercial execution, launching our pipeline of products and in expanding our direct presence to new markets.
He is a Business Postgraduate from the University of Warwick and holds a BA (Hons) degree from the University of Central Lancashire. As a senior member of Rayner’s commercial team, James can be relied on to deliver the objectives set for growth in Europe’s largest IOL markets.
James is a keen runner and enjoys spending his spare time exploring the many trails in Surrey.