Married with three children, James lives, works, surfs, parents and plays ukulele from home outside Byron Bay.
Chairman of both the Cape Byron Rudolph Steiner School Board, and Uplifting Australia, James is passionate about improving the emotional well being and resilience of children.
He has been involved as a director and or facilitator of like organizations Pathways to Manhood, and the Australian Rites of Passage Institute for 10 years.
Amongst a ridiculous number of business interests, James founded and managed Lois Lane Shoes nationally and internationally for more than 30 years .
He is director and or a board member of a number of entities including :
Venu Pty Ltd, Evenjest Pty Ltd, Redvat Pty Ltd, Domac Property Group, Byron Gateway