General Manager, Community Rugby – Rugby Australia
James has spent 22 years in the sport industry working at all levels in both high performance and community spheres including leadership roles with the Australian Sports Commission and with State and National Sporting Organisations in Football, Athletics and Rugby Union where he is currently the General Manager, Community Rugby and a Board Member of Oceania Rugby. Within Australia James has contributed to industry development through Federal and State Government Advisory and Reference groups and sits on the Industry Advisory Group for Pride in Sport. Outside of Australia James has provided strategic consultancy services to National and International Governing bodies across Oceania, the Middle East and Asia. James has a passion for sport as an agent of change and believes that well designed programs can deliver quality outcomes for individuals and the communities that go beyond just sport and that diversity is key to strengthening culture and organisations.