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James Lock

Managing Director at Opus.

James Lock

Co-Founder and Managing Director of Opus Independents Ltd, James has over ten years of experience working in a range of sectors including the VCS and third sectors on a variety of project management and delivery roles and sits on the boards of Voluntary Action Sheffield, Healthwatch and Cohesion Sheffield.

He is convinced that the world we live in can be improved through dedicated project work which identifies and contributes towards upstream solutions that address our collective social, environmental, political and economic challenges at their root.

James has extensive experience in value-led approaches to partnership work and a particular knowledge of independent trade, marketing, arts, activism, event management, sales, active citizenship and culture sectors within the city.

In his spare time James enjoys spending time with his family, listening to new (to him) music, writing poetry, playing racket sports and reading science fiction.

How we've all changed: 2020 in review for Opus

This defining moment in our history is daunting, but it’s also an opportunity to use our privileges differently and re-vision the kind of society we want to live in, says Opus director James Lock.