James is an experienced project director and team leader with a background in the ports, coastal, offshore energy and defence sectors.

He has worked on projects ranging from industrial civil engineering facilities, port and harbour structures, jetties, breakwaters, dredging, reclamation and floating structures. He has extensive experience in the design of port infrastructure; both of new structures and remedial/upgrade works to existing assets. His involvement spans all stages of the project cycle; from masterplanning through to construction stage.

James is committed to using emerging technology as part of the design and operation phases of projects, and has been involved in a number of high-level studies relating to our changing climate. He has advised governments and major infrastructure owners on climate change, asset management and strategies to improve the resilience and efficiency of port and coastal structures.