Jim has worked in the pawnbroking industry for 30 years.
Starting at T M Sutton Ltd a 200 year old established business in Belgravia London which in turn was part of the Mappin and Webb watches of Switzerland group. Jim oversaw the purchase of Robertsons, forming the Suttons and Robertsons brand. This was split from the parent company. Jim as MD oversaw the expansion in London and in 2010 was instrumental in a successful sale of the group to Dollar Financial where he remained as MD of Suttons and Robertsons, which continued to expand throughout the UK.
Jim has served the industry as vice president of the National Pawnbrokers Association and currently serves on the Pawnbrokers Charitable Institute’s Board.