James has 30 years of experience in the veterinary industry across Veterinary clinics, Veterinary wholesaling and supplier/manufacturer, giving him a 360-degree view of the industry. He had early involvement with Vet Nurse Plus in its inception as an Industry sponsor before much later becoming the General Manager and a Director of Vet Nurse Plus. Right from his early involvement with Vet Nurse Plus he understood and recognised the importance of industry-leading Veterinary Nurse training and education not only to Veterinary clinics but to the students and their future careers. He is also the Group General Manager and Director of VetPartners New Zealand, responsible for VetPartners network of clinics from Auckland to Dunedin.