- James is an experienced qualified social worker who has great experience in CPD and practice mentoring. James has run London MRC for over 20 years and is widely respected in the London social work workforce sector. He brings a wealth of experience in supporting individual social workers and offering them guidance about practice and professional conduct.
- Since 2001 James has been the London co-ordinator for Making Research Count, an innovative national research dissemination project. Now based at the unit, MRC seeks to promote knowledge-based practice through partnerships between universities and local health and social care agencies.
- James has written a number of social work publications: