James Ford
Location: London, Speciality: Strategy

James Ford

Head of Finance & Operations

James is a passionate accountant who has, prior to Happen innovation agency, worked in advertising, creative, PR, events and digital agencies; helping teams to improve profitability and drive growth.


  • Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
  • University of Newcatle-upon-Tyne
  • St. Joan of Arc RC School
  • St. Anthonys RC School

Previous incarnations:

  • Financial Controller, Havas
  • Group Management Accountant, Exposure Group
  • Finance Manager, RPM Ltd

Guiding belief:

  • Keep It Simple


  • My family, Liverpool FC and Movies

Proudest of:

  • Guiding Work Club through take-over, then merger into the Havas Group