James Ashcroft graduated with First Class Honours from University College London where he studied early modern political thought and intellectual history. A dual UK/US citizen, James has lived in France, the United States, and the United Kingdom. Previously, he contributed to educational and homebuilding projects in Ecuador and Kenya. A (…) Business Analyst at Deloitte, he has also worked for firms in both London and Washington DC, including KPMG’s Digital, Analytics & Innovation division. At the Yenching Academy, James completed an economics & management thesis on the contemporary Chinese tea industry.