James is the UK Planning Director at Moda Living who are delivering inclusive amenity rich build to rent schemes across the UK from Scotland to the south coast. James has nearly 30 years of property industry planning experience and has served on a series of multi-disciplinary and development company boards during his career. James is a member of the Royal Town Planning Institute, is a Trustee on a number of charities as well as being a Governor at Manchester Cathedral working alongside the Lord Lieutenant for Greater Manchester.
James spends his time with Government, local authorities and community representatives in creating Next Generation Neighbourhoods and buildings of exceptional quality and lifestyle valve.
Prior to Covid-19 and when asked where he is based, James would say “on the train” given the breadth of the Moda portfolio and his caseload. If asked now, James would say travelling seamlessly between Teams and Zoom.