James Lock

James is founder and Managing Director of Opus Independents Ltd, a not-for-profit, independent organisation, working in culture, politics and the arts. Opus works to encourage and support participation, activism and creativity through mediums including in print, online and live events.

James has ten years of experience working in the third sector in a variety of project management and delivery roles. He also has experience in sales, marketing and promotion and a particular knowledge of independent trade, arts and culture sectors within the city.

He hopes to bring his skills to bear in raising awareness of the work of Voluntary Action Sheffield to a wider network of organisations and individuals and to facilitate new areas of growth and delivery for the benefit of VAS and thus the third sector.