James Cheesewright joined AMS in November 2020 as Chief Financial Officer and a member of the Board of Directors. James was previously at Eurostar International, the high speed rail operator connecting the U.K., France, Belgium and the Netherlands, where he was Chief Financial Officer for ten years, having joined at the time Eurostar was first established as a standalone operating company.
Prior to Eurostar, James spent four-and-a-half years at Misys, the banking and healthcare software business, in senior financial and general management roles, including running the Banking and Risk Management Software divisions during his time there. This followed 12 years in telecommunications at Cable & Wireless where he similarly held a number of senior financial and general management roles including spending six years overseas in Hong Kong, Macau and Jamaica.
James trained as a Chartered Accountant with Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co (now KPMG) in London.