James commenced with the Shire in January 2020 after departing his Manager Sport and Recreation position at the City of Bunbury, where he oversaw a a range of significant community/commercial facilities.
James was an Acting Director on several occasions, in both Infrastructure and Corporate/Community directorates, so has broad experience across multiple portfolio areas. His experience includes undertaking strategic community and asset planning as well as coordination of major community infrastructure projects including the recent multimillion dollar “Transforming Bunbury’s Waterfront” Project with the State Government.
James is a board member of the South West Academy of Sport. He is also a keen cyclist and participates in road cycling events.