James is the Sustainability Projects Officer for Ku-ring-gai Council. James works with Dr Jenny Scott to implement climate change adaptation and extreme weather resilience programs and initiatives. This includes Council’s program of Climate Wise Community Simtable workshops, he also administers the Climate Wise Communities website. James works to create a collaborative and constructive relationships with key stakeholders such as local RFS, SES, Police, Council teams and community groups to ensure the success of the overall program.
James also developed and manages the Bushfire Wise rebate program that helps residents improve the resilience of their homes to bushfire and ember attack.
He was also baking sourdough long before it became trendy during the COVID-19 lockdown.