Executive Director, Commercial Services
James Rowe joined Action on Hearing Loss in September 2015, having spent the majority of his career working with people who use assistive technology (AT).
In the public sector, James worked as a speech and language therapist, supporting people with complex acquired communication impairment. More recently, James has held senior leadership positions in commercial organisations in the wider AT industry.
He leads the Commercial Services Group team that has three main functions: sourcing and supporting a catalogue of more than 500 AT products; providing a range of training and workplace assessment solutions for employers of all sizes; and managing the UK’s biggest communication support agency coordinating more than 20,000 British Sign Language, lipspeaking, notetaking and deafblind interpreting assignments each year.