James has spent a number of years immersed in the specialty coffee world working alongside industry leaders such as Caravan Coffee Roasters (UK), Five Senses Coffee and Mork Chocolate (both Australia). In 2016, along with former colleague Mathew Russel he set about opening their first coffee shop in the City of London. In a short amount of time Rosslyn has become one of the established leaders in the UK’s fast developing take away coffee sector. Described by as ‘the most notable opening of 2018’, ‘an illustration of how far London has come and where it might go’ and ‘a template for the next phase of evolution of specialty coffee in London’ James intends and growing Rosslyn to multiple sites in addition to a wholesale business over the coming months and years.