James Mathews

Director, Planning & Infrastructure Economics

KPMG Australia

James is a Director in KPMG Australia's Planning & Infrastructure Economics team, part of the Infrastructure, Assets & Places group based in Brisbane.

He has more than 15 years of experience advising on urban policy, cities and regional development. He focuses on supporting the negotiation of multiple city deals across Australia, alongside the development of economic development strategies and demographic analysis for all three tiers of government.

James’ experience in economic development and feasibility initiatives provides him with a strong insight into the metrics that matter as cities look to reset their economic aspirations and deliver meaningful city-wide change and economic growth.

  • Cities
  • Demographics
  • Economic and commercial
  • Government and Public Sector
  • Infrastructure
  • Management Consulting
  • Urbanization
  • Bachelor of Economics (International Trade and Finance), University of Queensland

  • Bachelor of Business Management, University of Queensland

  • Deputy Chair, Cities Committee, Property Council of Australia (Queensland)