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James West of Magus Private Wealth


James West of Magus Private Wealth

By , May 11, 2021
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The guest on this week’s instalment is James West, Relationship Director at Magus Private Wealth. James spent 30 years as a Senior Private Banker for business owners and entrepreneurs across a wide array of industries before getting the “30-year itch”, when he decided to pivot away from banking. He has been with Magus as of 2018, acting as Relationship Director. James prides himself in his role of networking, growing and enhancing the relationships with external professional partners from the likes of Lawyers, Tax Advisers, Mortgage Brokers and Business Coaches. Additionally, James heads up the business development network, working closely with his clients to ensure their financial goals and their aspirations for both themselves and their families are met.


James is an advocate of the team at Magus holding a vital role in delivering a great client experience, whomever their point of contact is within the business. With such a highly experienced and qualified team holding an impressive range of both technical and administrative people in place, the support and service they deliver to their clients is consistently first class.

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Darryl Bates-Brownsword

Darryl Bates-Brownsword

CEO | Succession Plus UK

Darryl is a dynamic, driven Business Mentor and Coach with over 20 years of experience and passion for creating successful outcomes for founder-led businesses. He is a great connector, team builder, problem solver, and inspirer – showing the way through complexity to simplicity.

He has built 2 international multi-million turnover businesses; one now operating in 16 countries. His quick and analytical approach cuts through to the core issues quickly and identifying the context. He challenges the status quo and gets consistent, repeatable and reliable business results.

Originating in Australia, Darryl’s first career was as an Engineer in the Power Industry. Building businesses bought him to the UK in 2003 where he quickly developed a reputation for combining systems thinking with great creativity to get results in challenging situations.

A keen competitive cyclist, he also has a B Eng (Mech) Engineering and an MBA.