James began his career on the Surrey County Council fast-track graduate scheme. James has since worked across local government predominantly within social care and education. In 2013 James moved into the NHS focusing on health contracting and commissioning. James was appointed to the role of Acting Director of Acute Commissioning from 2 September 2016.
- Board member
- Member of Finance and Performance Committee
- Member of Live Well Committee
- Member of Primary Care Forum
- Member of Equality and Diversity Sub-Committee