James is a senior mining and resources industry executive whose broad experience covers roles in finance, commercial, strategy, investor relations, sales and marketing, business development and business improvement gained over two decades working for a number of global mining businesses in Australia and the developing economies of Asia, Africa and the Americas.

Most recently James has consulted to Australia’s largest gold miner, Newcrest Mining, immediately prior to which he worked with OZ Minerals for 10 years in senior leadership positions including General Manager Commercial and Strategy, Head of Business Development, Head of Investor Relations, General Manager Sales and Marketing and General Manager Planning, Strategy and Development. He has held various senior finance and commercial roles with Oxiana Limited, BHP Billiton, Exxon Mobil and Rio Tinto. James holds a B.Bus(Acc) from Deakin University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.