James joined David Morley Architects in August 2007 after graduating from the Leeds School of Architecture. During his time at the practice he has worked on numerous projects across the Sport, Education and Healthcare sectors, whilst also completing his architectural studies at Westminster University by qualifying as an Architect in October 2012.
His early years at the practice were spent working on large residential schemes at the University of Kent and healthcare developments at Glenfield Hospital in Leicester. During this time he was also part of an external team conducting framework reviews for both the provision of healthcare in Leicestershire, and the provision of education in the London borough of Wandsworth. Prior to joining DMA, James worked for a small multi-disciplinary construction company in his home county of Cumbria, gaining valuable experience designing and building small scale domestic projects in the heart of the Lake District.
More recently, James was the Project Architect for The Brighton College Diamond Jubilee Sports Pavilion and part of the team completing the new China Centre Building at Oxford University. Currently, he is the Project Architect on the Hurlingham Club Gym Extension and is part of the core team on The Hurlingham Racquet Centre.
A keen sportsman, James is currently a club captain at Hampstead Rugby Club.