James brings over 30 years of general corporate experience, having been a senior partner of Ernst & Young until 2013. He was a partner of that firm for 17 years and headed the Mergers and Acquisitions division in Melbourne.
James has been the Chairman of the ASX listed Spirit Telecom (ASX: ST1) since 16 June 2016, and holds a number of other directorships including at Viridian Financial Group Ltd, and Melbourne Institute of Technology Pty Ltd.
James Joughin holds a Bachelor of Business from RMIT University and is a Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA). James is also a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).