James has held a number of senior executive positions in several successful and well-known organisations including ASB Bank, Telecom / Spark, and The Warehouse, and in the health sector with Health Alliance, Mahitahi Hauora Primary Health Entity and The Order of St John. The majority of James’ senior positions have been in IT across several different industries.
With a proven track record of operational stability, programme delivery, and commercial stewardship, James is most proud of developing an autonomous senior leadership team aligned in vision and values. James believes our people strive for continuous success when leaders help them understand how their role contributes to the delivery of products and services and are engaged with the technology that can enable and accelerate their goals.
James leads the Information Services Group (ISG) for Canterbury and West Coast DHBs and in his role as Chief Digital Officer James also holds the Executive Portfolio for Innovation.
Born and bred on Auckland’s North Shore, James whakapapas to Northland (Ngapuhi, Karetu).