James has 20 years of experience in the Customs & Trade domain. He is currently the President of Customs City Global Solutions Inc., a SaaS provider of Customs Connectivity solutions in North America for airlines, freight forwarders, customs brokers, highway carriers, and warehouse operators. These solutions play a critical role in the movement of freight across borders.
James consults on the implementation of trade and business solutions for both the public and private sectors. Areas of expertise include e-Gov’t, Single Window, Port Community Systems, Customs Management, Trade Facilitation, Business Process Reengineering, Project Management and Change Management.
James participates in various trade working groups together in consultation with Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on new initiatives affecting the International Trade Community. Provides feedback on potential industry concerns that could affect the flow of trade across borders.
James has attained multiple professional certifications: Project Management Professional (PMP) administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI); Certified International Trade Professional (CITP) administered by the Forum for International Trade Training (FITT); and is a Certified Customs Specialist (CCS administered by the Canadian Society of Customs Brokers (CSCB).