James is a Senior Associate and leads the design and technical management of mixed-use development projects in SAA and urban planning projects in China.
He has garnered over 20 years of professional experience in Asia and was involved in many large scale mixed-use commercial projects, particularly in the China region, collaborating with different clients to incorporate their brands and philosophies into a series of city scale developments. His involvement in mixed-use development projects often includes retail, office, serviced apartments and residence apartments.
Over time, he gained significant experience in design and project management, often liaising with the client, consultants from conceptualization to completion with emphasis on constructability and code compliance. He skillfully handles tender packages and ensures the rationalisation of design schemes to be acceptable to main contractors for ease of cost and construction.