New South Wales, Australia
David James is an independent consultant based in Sydney, Australia. He obtained his MA from the University of Newcastle, NSW, and PhD from the University of Bristol, U.K. He has more than 40 years of practical and research experience specializing in environmental and natural resource economics. Currently, he is working on the economics of climate change, ecosystem services and integrated catchment management. During his career, he has conducted economic assessments and provided policy advice on forestry, fisheries, agriculture, dry lands, catchments, riverine systems, coastal zones, energy systems, water and sewerage, solid waste, urban development, air and water pollution, and protected areas.