David James

Managing Director

"Leadership and management of Labosport UK
Member of the Labosport Group Executive Committee
Specific group responsibilities for research, innovation and equipment, and stakeholder engagement.

Areas of Expertise

Expertise in human-surface interactions, ball-surface interactions and ball aerodynamics. Strong knowledge of research methodologies, measurement techniques, data processing and data analysis.

Career Accomplishments

"Managing Director of Labosport UK since 2018
Mechanical engineer with a PhD in ball-surface interactions
Previous Director of the Centre for Sports Engineering Research and Sheffield Hallam University
Awarded the status of 'Lifetime Fellow' of the International Sports Engineering Association"

Languages Spoken

Native English and moderate French

Favourite Pastimes

Walking my dog, riding bikes, skiing up and down mountains and playing guitars.

Favourite Quote

Go big or go home