James joined Aroa Biosurgery’s management team over 8 years ago. He has over 20 years’ experience in business and finance. He brings extensive experience in corporate finance, investment management, M&A, strategic and operational planning, contractual management and negotiation, international taxation and compliance, including US GAAP.
Prior to this role he was the VP of Finance & Operations for MXM Mobile (a division of the Meredith Corporation) based in New York, overseeing all international subsidiaries following the acquisition of The Hyperfactory Ltd (NZ high growth technology company) where he held the role of Group Financial Controller. In his earlier career, James worked in public practice providing accounting and business advisory services to a diverse range of successful New Zealand companies.
In 2011 James was a finalist in the Young Financial Manager of the year at the Annual CFO Awards. James holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Commerce from Auckland University.