James is a Director of the planning and development consulting firm James Golsworthy Consulting Pty Ltd which specialises in land use planning matters for retail, commercial, industrial and residential projects.
He has professional experience in areas of local government, management, land use planning and consultancy.
James was raised in south western Victoria. Having studied in Melbourne he began his professional town planning career in local government experiencing many rural and regional issues. James has held town planning positions in Stawell, Horsham and Bendigo before being appointed to the Manager of Development Services at Mildura Rural City Council.
James is married and has three children who attend the Nichols Point Primary School for which James is a School Councilor and Vice President.
Leisure activities of James include keeping fit, water skiing, golf, tennis and dirt bike riding.