James Parker, MBA MA
James Parker is an Executive Fellow at Rotterdam School of Management and Partner of the Parma Group. He
is a specialist in strategy and organisation for financial institutions/professional services firms/not-for-profit sector
and an experienced trainer and facilitator. He has a global client base and is fluent in English, French, Dutch and
Russian. James has been resident in the Netherlands since 1992. He holds a MA (Russian Language and Modern
History) from Oxford and a MBA from Insead.
After his study at Oxford James was employed by Barclays Bank International in UK, Zaire and Canada, and by
McKinsey where he worked In North America, UK and the Netherlands. In 1992 he became a founding partner of
Mitchell Madison Group, a strategy consultancy firm specialised in the Financial Industry. From 2001-2005 James
worked for Boer & Croon, where he was managing partner of the Corporate Strategy group.