Current and Former Roles
  • SABEL Consult  Principal, consulting in R&D, Innovation and management 
  • SABEL Labs, Director
  • Queenslands Sports Technology Cluster, Founder
  • Queensland Academy of Sport, Research leader, Technology in Sport, Centre for Excellence for Applied Sport Science Research, 
  • International Sports Engineering Association, Treasurer, Australian Branch Head
  • Australian Sports Technology Network, Director
  • Journal of Sports Technology, Editorial Board
  • Journal of Sports Engineering, Editorial Board
  • Brisbane Aikido Republic
  • Australian Jujtisu Federation, Qld State Rep (Aikido)
Projects and Grants
Dr James has developed technologies for the medical and sporting communities, evidenced through his publication track record, 9 patents, well Ok most of them were provisional but a few have proceeded through PCT to international as cornerstones of commercial products. 
  • Australian Institute of Sport
  • Rowing Australia (WAIS, NSWIS and consortium), 
  • Motorola Australia 
  • Queensland Academy of Sport
  • Olympic Winter Institute of Australia
  • THQ software 
  • International Cricket Council, Marlebone Cricket Club (operator of Lords) 
  • Cricket Australia
  • Australian Antarctic Division
  • Australian Research Council
  • BNP Paribas
  • Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  • Australia Japan Society
  • Attorney Generals Department, crime prevention
  • Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
  • Australian Academy of Science
  • Australian Broadcasting Commission
  • Orion
  • GeoNautics
  • ARS Co Japan
He has collaborated with Universities University of the Sunshine Coast, Griffith University, Bond University, RMIT, Keio University with some relationships spanning a decade or more.