James is the Chairman of Slater and Gordon, having joined the organisation in December 2017.
James MacKenzie is an experienced Australian company director. He currently serves as President of the Victorian Arts Centre Trust and Chairman of Victorian Funds Management Corporation and Development Victoria.
James was previously Chairman of the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) and Worksafe Victoria, Managing Director of Funds Management and Insurance at the ANZ Banking Group, Chief Executive Officer of Norwich Union Australia, and TAC Chief Executive Officer. He has been a member of the COAG Business Advisory Forum and a previous director of VFMC.
James has a Bachelor of Business from Swinburne University, and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.
In 2001, he was awarded the Centenary Medal for services to Public Administration.