James is one of the University's Green Champions, helping Sheffield Hallam towards reducing its environmental impact and supporting the organisation towards becoming a leading sustainable university.
In 2017, James became Green Champion of the Year, for support and work towards a Commute for Change travel initiative.
James studied at undergraduate level at Sheffield Hallam University, undertaking a course in Business and ICT. After being impressed with the work that the Venture Matrix team undertook in the University to support students, he successfully applied to do a placement year with the Venture Matrix team.
Following graduation, James undertook an internship with the team, which led to securing a full-time role supporting students at all levels across Sheffield Hallam.
James has a keen interest in technology, especially around interactive and immersive 360 degree experiences within education, and is currently completing a postgraduate degree course in Digital Media Management, pursuing more knowledge and understanding within this field.