James started his career as a Research Engineer at BSRIA, working on various testing, research and consultancy projects. This included work that led to publications on natural ventilation, combined heat and power and the Value of BREEAM. James also worked on research for previous updates to Part J of the building regulations and led BSRIA’s BREEAM and Code for Sustainable Homes assessment work.
After leaving BSRIA, James worked as a Sustainability Consultant with an M&E Practice and as Sustainability Manager for the Housing London business of the contractor Bouygues before joining Clarion Housing Group in 2017 to head up sustainability on new housing developments. His current role also includes supporting the development teams in producing energy and MEP strategies, as well as looking for innovative products for new homes.
James is also a member of the CIBSE Homes for the Future group.