Nick James


Nick is a sustainability-focused design thinker with more than 20 years of experience in the real estate sector. He is founding director of Futureground, a South West based strategic sustainability consultancy.

His background includes both in-house senior sustainability roles within investor, developer, contractor and consultant organisations. Through Futureground, Nick advises private, public and community sector clients at organisational, programme and project levels. Recent clients include: Peabody Housing, Hammerson, Enfield Council and Southern Housing Group.

Nick is a Design Council Associate Expert, Community-Led Homes Accredited Advisor, and an active environmental and social sustainability expert sitting on multiple local authority and regional design and quality panels.