Founder of Micklewright Careers, James Micklewright


Founder of Micklewright Careers, James Micklewright is an experienced careers coach and a perceptive listener with a natural ability to engage with people.

James challenges, motivates and encourages his clients to overcome obstacles - real or supposed - that might prevent a successful career transition.

Offering quality career coaching, James is known for his supportive client delivery by making every individual feel valued, confident and prepared for the next stage in their career through structured support, guidance and process.

James’ clients are spread across all sectors both in the UK and internationally from mid through to top management levels and those seeking a portfolio career. He successfully supports clients as they make the next step in their careers, resulting in both professional and personal growth.

Before moving into transition coaching as a second career, James worked for over 25 years in a variety of roles that included Director and MD positions in the international perfumery industry, living and working in the UK, Continental Europe and the USA. This experience working and engaging successfully with many global blue chip companies has led to an exceptional understanding of diverse cultures and working practices, which he brings to bear in his work.

James understands the value and necessity of a good network of contacts and is able to utilise this asset for the benefit of his clients.