James is Development Director at Studio HIVE, an innovative Bristol based property developer, previously having worked as an independent consultant whilst also as Associate Director Urban Splash and highly respected surveying firms Gleeds, JLL and Chesterton. A qualified Building Surveyor, James branched into Development and Project Management of mixed use developments and has worked as a Client on many mixed use, heritage led projects including Lakeshore, Bristol and Royal William Yard, Plymouth from inception to completion and post occupation. More recently, James has been involved with the redevelopment of Deepcut Barracks and Filton Airfield and the delivery of the masterplans. Currently James is working on regeneration projects in St Paul’s, Bristol as well as Silverthorne Lane and a number of public sector/private sector partnerships. James has also served on the Torbay Design Review Panel for 10 years and is a member of the Bristol Urban Design Forum.