James graduated with a Bachelor of Veterinary Science (BVSc) from the University of Sydney with First Class Honours in 2012. Since that time, he has worked in small animal practice in Sydney, New Zealand and the United Kingdom with a particular focus on small animal surgery. James completed a rotating internship at the University Veterinary Teaching Hospital Sydney in 2017 and a speciality internship in Small Animal Surgery at Murdoch University in 2019.
James became a member of the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (ANZCVS) in Small Animal Surgery in 2017. James attained a Graduate Diploma in Tertiary Education at Murdoch University in 2019. James has published in both human and veterinary peer reviewed journals and presented at local and national conferences.
James is also employed as a veterinary surgeon and research fellow at the Surgical and Orthopaedic Research Laboratories (SORL) at the UNSW and Prince of Wales Clinical School. Outside of work, James enjoys all sports, particularly cricket and golf, and anything to do with the ocean. There are no pets at home but future plans for a Groodle and Burmese cat.