James Langlands


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James is a former public sector executive with experience operating at senior levels across several government departments, working closely with clients and stakeholders to drive transformational change in strategy and operations.
He has a particular passion for helping organisations review, develop, and implement strategies and practices related to their environmental, social and governance leadership commitments.

Influential work

  • Led operating model review and design of an Australian jurisdiction’s public health system
  • Conducted cost benchmarking analysis of a major regional Australian utility provider
  • Led a federal government team to oversee the development and management of major infrastructure projects.

Outside of Nous

James spent 18 months as Executive Officer to the Deputy Secretary, Commercial and Government Services with the Australian Government Department of Finance, and had the opportunity to work on critical projects such as Western Sydney Airport and Snowy Hydro 2.0.

James holds Bachelors of Laws and Commerce and a Master of Public Policy from The Australian National University.

In his spare time...

James is an avid runner and skier, and enjoys getting out on the farm.