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James Wates CBE

Chairman


James has been chairman of the Wates Group since 2013. He joined Wates Construction in 1983, the Wates Construction board as marketing director in 1994, and was appointed to the Wates Group board in 1997. He is chairman and board member of several industry bodies as well as non-profit organisations (you can read his full bio here).

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A Question of Investment – why are boards investing too little in British business?

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Mental health and the workplace – shifting the culture

By Michael Wise

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