James is a Partner in Deloitte Access Economics’ national education practice and is the lead partner for the education sector in Queensland. James works across the education continuum while specialising nationally in early childhood, higher education, and international education policy. James joined Deloitte Access Economics after more than a decade in the public and not-for-profit sectors. He commenced his career in the Queensland Government’s overseas trade and investment network before being appointed as an advisor to the Premier of Queensland. Prior to joining Deloitte, James was the General Manager of the Australian Childcare Alliance in Queensland.