With a long career as a senior manager in widely different industries followed by success as a business consultant and strategist, James is highly experienced in helping Australian businesses to succeed.
He has held senior roles in business development, strategic marketing and operation, and has worked extensively throughout regional and remote Australia. He now assists SMEs to successfully engage in global supply chains.
James’ life experiences guide his insightful and engaging presentations and his engaging one-on-ones: A CEO, Senior Manager of Sales and Marketing, South East Asian Group Manager for an international business, he has been the Chair of the Australian Defence Industry Network- NT during East Timor Crisis, coached pidgin-English mining supervisors in Mt Hagen, PNG and he was the Disaster Response Manager NT for Australian Red Cross during the Asian Tsunami Response.
A Supply Chain Improvement Facilitator with Australian Industry Group, James is the Queensland President of the Australian Supply Chain Institute (ASCI) and a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Managers and Leaders (AIML) and a Project Manager with the Entrepreneurs’ Programme of AusIndustry.
The Entrepreneurs' Programme provides eligible SMEs with free expert advice and grant funding to improve business growth and competitiveness, solve R&D and technology needs and improve capability to participate in domestic and global supply chains.