James LawtonExecutive Director, Governance and Strategy
James Lawton has over 30 years experience in leadership, governance, senior management, business development and marketing gained in the United Kingdom and Australia.
James has been with MercyCare for 8 years, previously as Director Executive Services. Prior to that, James was Executive Director of Community Employers WA, which represent employers in the non-Government, not-for-profit community services sector Western Australia and Chief Executive Officer of Palmerston Association, one of the largest specialist non-government service providers in the alcohol and other drug sector in Western Australia.
James has held senior marketing positions in Australia for LandCorp, City of Joondalup, Activ Foundation and City of Stirling.
James is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of Leadership WA and has Certificate in not-profit governance with the Governance Institute of Australia. James was Chairperson of the Western Institute of Self Help (WISH) for 4 years.