In addition to his own projects (including Muval - an online platform aiming to reduce wasted capacity in interstate removals trucks), James supports the Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining through a range of communication tasks including report design, presentation design and maintenance of various online portals maintained by the Centre.

James is a former Communications Officer and Research Assistant at The Centre for Social Responsibility in Mining. James joined the centre while studying his Bachelor's degree in Social Science (majoring in Community Development) and Communication (majoring in Public Relations) at The University of Queensland. After working at the centre from 2011 - 2013, he formed his own creative agency based in Brisbane Australia.