James joined Consult Australia in July 2018, bringing with him policy experience across a number of sectors. In October 2020 he became VIC Manager (in addition to his role as Policy Lead).
Prior to joining the team, James was the policy manager at Consult Australia’s sister association in the UK where he was responsible for developing policy positions on key issues affecting the built and natural environment. James also has a background in the Australian Public Service and in consulting, having previously worked in transport, infrastructure, security and health policy areas. James is a cricket fan in his spare time.