James Chadwick qualified as a chartered accountant in 2003 and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland. In 2004 he joined Grant Thornton, where he has performed a number of different roles and undertaken a six-month secondment into industry. In January 2011 he became associate director and head of Grant Thornton’s audit practice for the Scottish region. Chadwick has a wide and varied client base that includes some of Scotland’s highest-profile businesses across a number of different sectors. He is head of the food and drink team for Scotland.