James Perkins is a professional trainer and communications consultant with a degree in organisational psychology. Originally from Australia, James was a university lecturer and research assistant before emigrating. In Finland, he has worked as a technical writer, HR consultant, and training manager. Since 2004, he has been running his own company teaching writing, culture, English language and presentation skills. He also writes, edits, and proofreads English text for web pages, advertising brochures, presentation slides, and speeches.