Jim is currently the Director of Shire Housing Association based in East Ayrshire. Prior to joining Shire H.A in 2016, Jim worked for six community based housing associations, holding senior roles at Carrick H.A., Cadder H.A., ANCHO, and Barrhead Housing Association.
He is also a Board Member of C.H.A.P., a housing advocacy charity based in North Ayrshire. Jim is a graduate of Stirling and Strathclyde Universities, and also a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Housing.
Jim was co-opted on to the Management Committee in October 2022 and elected as a full member on 14 September 2023.