A graduate from the School of Architecture at the University of Auckland, with work experience in both New Zealand and Australia, James is interested in Large Scale architecture and its implications within its environment. He also has specialist skills in acoustics and auditorium/stadium design, consulting for several local architecture practices.

James is a mad keen mountain biker and Snowboarder and also Co-Founder and Director of OH.NO.SUMO, a design collective exploring many avenues of design and creative work.