James joined IIG in 2015. As a Chartered Professional Engineer, James developed
significant experience in designing and delivering major civil projects in roads, rail, urban
water and natural resource management at both WorleyParsons and Alluvium Consulting.
Recently, James was Director of Business Development at Engineers Without Borders
Australia, Australia's largest humanitarian engineering organisation. In this role, he was
responsible for securing major long-term partnerships with government and the corporate
sector, leading the organisation's 2020 Strategy, and transforming the volunteer network.
Combined with background in advocacy and political science, James is passionate about
the intersection between design, technology and social change. He is committed to impact
investment as a major change pathway for values-aligned individuals and businesses.
James has a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) and Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) from The
University of Melbourne.