James Bland

Group HR Director at Waterman

James Bland has extensive work experience in the field of Human Resources. James most recently served as the Group HR Director at Waterman Group, starting in October 2018. Prior to that, they were the Director of HR Consulting at Sumo Creative Ltd from May 2017 to October 2018. James also held the position of Head of HR, EMEA & APAC at Branded Entertainment Network from June 2014 to April 2017. Before that, they worked as an Associate Director of Human Resources at Buro Happold LLP from September 2011 to May 2014. James began their career at Johnson Controls as an HR Manager for the UK from February 2007 to September 2011. Prior to that, they served as a Senior HR Business Partner at Thales Aerospace from an unknown start date to 2007.

James Bland has attended London Metropolitan University, where they studied Human Resource Management. James has completed a Master's degree in the same field of study at the same institution. No specific start or end years are provided for either degree.


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  • Group HR Director

    October, 2018 - present

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