James is a wildlife management consultant with experience in both wildlife consultancy and practical field operations.
A PRINCE2-qualified project manager, he has diverse experience in risk assessment and leading wildlife management projects globally, with a proven track record of success and client satisfaction.
James is passionate about pest / feral / invasive vertebrate management as a means of protecting Australia’s native wildlife and reducing human / wildlife conflict and combines scientific rigour with effective fieldcraft to achieve strong outcomes.
James originally studied Environmental Management at the University of Notre Dame Australia before spending a number of years working as an Australian Diver Accreditation Scheme (ADAS)-qualified commercial diver on scientific and media projects around the world including BBC’s Planet Earth.
More recently James has focused on wildlife management and developing specialist skills such as conservation detection dog training and handling, chemical immobilisation (darting) and wildlife disease / biosecurity surveillance.
James leads Ecosure’s wildlife consultancy and field operations team.