James is an experienced business advisor, marketing strategist and company director with over 30 years of experience working at a senior level in the retail, financial services and energy sectors. He became Chair of Greening Australia in November 2019. He is an experienced director and is currently Chairman of Hocking Stuart and a non-executive director of Connective Group, BIG4 Holdings and Circus Oz. James is also a director of Vantage Strategy & Marketing, a strategic consulting firm that provides business advisory services to commercial, government and NFP organisations. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a graduate of their Company Directors Course.