James has over 25 years' professional finance experience, mainly in the Public Health sector and in Non-Profit Organisations.

He has held senior leadership roles at Djerriwarrh Health Services (Executive Director of Finance & Corporate Services), Kyneton District Health Service (Chief Financial Officer) and Vision Australia (Finance Manager).

As Cafs' Chief Financial Officer, James is the Executive responsible for leading the development of the organisation's financial strategy, to ensure positive financial performance and long-term sustainability.

As a results-oriented and strategic thinking executive, James has a proven track record of effectively delivering finance and corporate services to enhance organisation purpose and sustainability. He is committed to the improvement of overall business processes and to building a high performing operational environment.

James' professional qualifications include being a Fellow of CPA Australia (FCPA), and holding a Bachelor of Business (Accounting).