James recently joined SGS as a Senior Consultant. James comes to SGS with a background in planning and economics having previously worked as a consultant with MacroPlan Dimasi.
During his time there, James undertook work for both the public and private sectors. Much of this work comprised of economic analysis to inform decision-making around activity centre planning and to support private sector planning applications. James was also responsible for the production of policy submissions on behalf of clients. Recently, James assisted with the formulation of a development plan for a major metropolitan airport, in which he was responsible for carrying out market assessments for a range of land uses, translating these into a set of viable development outcomes.
In the most recent round of applications for National Stronger Regions Funding, James assisted a number of local government clients develop applications for the funding of vital infrastructure.