James is based in Mercer’s Sydney office, specialising in real-estate investment. He works across Mercer’s investment and consulting business and the Australian Real Estate Research Boutique.
He has more than 10 years of global real-estate experience, with a focus on investment management of direct and unlisted real estate. He has spent the majority of his career working for property investors and institutions, having begun in London working for M&G Real Estate. Prior to relocating to Sydney, he was asset manager for the real-estate portfolio of the Tesco Pension Fund. James has earned a master’s degree in real estate from Sheffield Hallam University and a bachelor’s degree in science from Durham University. He is an active member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.