James is an experienced senior executive, board member and advisor across government, not for profit and community sectors. He is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Football West and a member of the University of Western Australia’s Sports Advisory Board, whilst previously Executive Director – Community Development within the WA State Government and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s (ABC) Advisory Council.
James has worked in a broad range of sectors including media, health, education, Aboriginal affairs, finance, community services including as a senior management consultant providing strategy and evaluation advice to State and Commonwealth government agencies.
James holds a Graduate Diploma in Commercial Resource Law from the University of Western Australia and Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Social Science from Curtin University. James is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and a member and graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. He is a member of the Richmond Wellbeing Finance Committee.