About James


  • Bachelor of Business (Accounting & Finance)
  • Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants

James is an experienced business and finance executive with a background in external advisory, commercial leadership, business transformation and all financial management functions. As Executive General Manager – Finance, he and is accountable for all aspects of finance, payroll and procurement.

Before joining IRT, James worked across the financial services, health insurance and accounting sectors, where his roles revolved around leading and driving sustainable value through financial and operational excellence practices. James is Deputy Chair of UOW Pulse and Chair of its Audit, Risk Management & Compliance Committee.

Our Executive Team

Patrick Reid

Chief Executive Officer
IRT Group

Ross Gallagher

Executive General Manager
Home Care and Retirement Living

Nia Briguglio

Executive General Manager
Aged Care Centres

James Pearson

Executive General Manager

Samuel McFarlane

Executive General Manager

Deborah De Santis

Executive General Manager
Customer and People

John Vohradsky

Executive General Manager
Infrastructure & Technology

Louise Leaver

Executive General Manager
Quality and Governance