12 Nov James Hamilton
James is the Director of Global Host Cities and Sports Venues for Turner & Townsend, and is currently the acting Capital Programme Director for the 2022 Birmingham Commonwealth Games. He is an experienced international Program, Projects and Development Director specializing in major sporting events, urban developments, sports venues, and mixed use hospitality destinations, and has worked internationally for many years. Prior to returning to the UK in 2017, James spent ten years working extensively across the Middle East region where he was predominantly based in Doha, State of Qatar working with the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy Competition Venues Team as a Stadiums and Training Venues Project Director for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar™. James is now involved with the bidding, planning and delivery of a number of other major events and is a keen advocate for the role of sports infrastructure investment as a stimulus for mixed use development and regeneration.