James is a local teacher and mental health campaigner. He moved to Oxford for his teacher training following a Master’s degree in Public Policy.
He founded and runs Zero Suicide England, a mental health organisation focused on campaigning for more effective suicide and self-harm prevention support.
James campaigned for EU membership and is an exec member of Lib Dem for Seekers of Sanctuary, standing up for the rights of refugees and displaced people around the world.
In University Parks, James is a champion in his local community. He is campaigning for action now on the public mental health crisis and the introduction of environmental and sustainability education in local schools. He is also highlighting homelessness in Oxford, and for more resources to save local pubs.