James Dow

James Dow

Chief Executive Officer

Date of appointment

Established Dow Schofield Watts in 2002


James is qualified as both a Chartered Accountant and Cost and Management Accountant. James joined KPMG in 1983 and after qualifying, focused for over 13 years on corporate finance, approximately eight years as a partner leading Corporate Finance in the North West. James was nominated for the North West Insider Top Dealmakers of the last 25 years in October 2019 and is the author of six books focused on private equity, corporate finance, and deal structuring. James is also Chair of Private Equity fund, PHD Industrial Holdings

External appointments

Non-executive director of the Liverpool Institute of Performing Arts