Biography

James Barisic is a business and marketing advisor with many years of experience across a range of industries. He has previously worked as a solicitor, marketing and business advisor in the UK and is now a business consultant and trainer based in Brittany, covering France and the UK.

I am a lecturer in social media for the Grenoble School of Management’s Advanced Masters course in Digital Business Strategy.

Previous projects include:

Start up Advice – providing advice to a start-up international food importation business on branding, online marketing and compliance matters including contract and trade mark advice.

Training and Digital Marketingstaff training on LinkedIn and Twitter via webinar.

Managed Social Media – management of social network accounts, audience building, running campaigns and providing social response and discussion.

Awareness Campaigns – advice and face-to-face, open training sessions for a public body covering business topics.

Community and Political Campaigns – providing strategic and practical advice and services to political and social campaigns including community campaigns.

Before moving into consulting, James spent almost a decade as a solicitor in the South West of England. He specialised in corporate commercial, intellectual property and charity law. His clients ranged from plcs, limited companies, small to medium family run businesses, national and regional charities. He has brought his expertise in advising, negotiating and drafting in to his consultancy work, giving clients a much broader – and more effective – outlook than many others can give.

He has worked with a diverse group of organisations including Equiniti plc, CCH Wolters Kluwer, Plymouth City Council, 64TEQ, World First Travel Insurance, Boulevard Breton, Plymouth PATLIB, the Exeter Cleaning Company (SW) Limited, The Scottish Conservative Party and The Westminster Foundation.

James is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a member of the Internet Society. His academic qualifications include an MA(Hons) in politics from the University of Edinburgh, a BSc(Hons) in technology subjects from the Open University and a PgDL and a PgDLP from the College of Law.