James is the President Director of PT JBCS Indonesia, and has been a resident of Indonesia for more than 27 years. James has extensive experience in the development, financing, construction, and operation of major projects in the energy, mining, and infrastructure sectors in the UK, USA, Peru, Canada, Bolivia, Ecuador, China, Vietnam, the Philippines, Brunei, Cambodia and Indonesia.
James has advised major domestic and international clients, including PT Adaro Energy Tbk, PT Pertamina (Persero), GDF-Suez and Macquarie-STEAG on the development of major infrastructure projects. James also serves as mediator and arbitrator in disputes related to the construction, energy and mining sectors, acts as advisor/counsel to clients in mediation or arbitration proceedings, and also check sits on various dispute adjudication boards.
James is a frequent speaker at international conferences on energy, mining, and dispute resolution, and conducts workshops on various topics, including structuring and negotiation of EPC contracts, power purchase agreements, fuel supply contracts and mining contracts.