James Sarmecanic

James Sarmecanic

Member of the Resources Committee


Dr. James Sarmecanic set up a consulting business in 2014, providing financial and business modelling services to corporate clients. Previously he was Head of Financial Planning & Analysis at Mapeley, where he'd been since 2001. He has considerable experience in the commercial real estate sector, having spent the last 15 years analysing property portfolios from both an investment and operational perspective.

Prior to this, James completed the Corporate Finance Executive course at London Business School while working for niche consulting firm Operis, where he worked on projects across a range of sectors including oil & gas, real estate, aviation and the regulated water industry.

James was educated in the USA, completing a BS in physics and a PhD in astrophysics at the University of California. He is passionate about maths and science and is interested in finding ways to improve teaching and learning in these areas.

James joined the Corporation in early 2014 and is a member of the Resources Committee.