James comes to PHA Canada Knowledge Philanthropist team with an extensive history of volunteerism. He is now bringing his expertise and enthusiasm to PHA Canada to honour the memory of a childhood friend whose life was taken by pulmonary hypertension. His previous volunteer experience includes instructing at a UBC engineering summer camp, constructing shelters with Habitat for Humanity in Mumbai, and assisting with coaching a youth basketball team. James is currently volunteering as a sponsorship coordinator with the Electric Vehicle Society of Canada.
James attended university in Montreal, earning his bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. His time in Quebec and time spent in France allowed him to learn the French language. In addition to his bilingual skills, James brings experience in project management, logistics and proficiency in office software programs. James will work with the team to support our communications and program activities. Welcome, James!