Contact James Colbert
"I am passionate about the energy transition (some would say an energy geek) and bringing exceptional people together to develop innovative solutions to help solve complex challenges within the sector."
At a glance:
Joined Baringa in
Energy and resources
What surprises people about me
I spent six years in France as a child
James joined Baringa from KPMG where he was a partner focused on Energy & Utilities Strategy, Transformation and Technology Advisory. He has over 20 years’ experience spanning global corporates to start-ups. James brings deep experience in strategy, commercial and technology.
He has served as APAC Regional Director for global leader Schneider Electric and been at the forefront of the energy transition with technology and large generator/retailers. Prior to joining Baringa, James was with KPMG in management consulting where he advised and supported businesses across energy, mining and property on strategy and technology.
He sits on the Board of Race 2030 and is the former Chair of the International MicroGrid Association.
When he’s not working, or boring his family and friends with talk about how exciting the energy transition is, you'll find James on the tennis court. James is a keen tennis player and loves the fact that his city, Melbourne, hosts the Australian Open every January. You’ll also find him and his wife encouraging their two boys in various sporting and musical passions ranging from sailing and futsal, to fencing.