- Bachelor of Commerce
- Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA)
- Xero Certified
James was born and raised in Mildura and graduated St Josephs' college in 2002. James went on to study at La Trobe Mildura and completed a Bachelor of Commerce in 2007. James has worked locally as a public accountant since 2008 and gained CPA qualifications in 2012.
James is married to his wife Paige.
Outside of work James enjoys ten pin bowling, poker and cooking.