James Fitzgerald

Development Manager

James leads the the Younghusband, one of IIG’s real estate rejuvenation projects.

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.

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.

James has a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) and Bachelor of Arts (Political Science) from The University of Melbourne.”

By Dr Erin Castellas, Chief Impact Officer and James Fitzgerald, Young Husband Development Manager.
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