James Short

As a former international specialist in strategic planning, leadership and change management, I ensure that companies plan successfully for the next stage in their evolution.

After 35 years in the security business and 8 years as a partner in a mentoring organisation, I use my experience to help clients innovate and plan their way to a successful future. Transformation in Action is my creed.

Connect with James Short on


  • Strategic planning
  • Mentoring at Board level
  • Corporate strategies
  • Re-structuring for growth
  • Communication


  • Inclusive
  • Innovative
  • Disciplined
  • Only one winner

Things about me

  • I believe in planning for success
  • I never underestimate the challenge of change
  • A structured yet flexible strategy is the best way forward
  • I love sailing, cycling and skiiing

hgkc was born from the realisation that together our combined practical experience and knowledge can offer our clients a broader, deeper and richer experience that will deliver better results faster.