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James Glastonbury

Director, Technical

James Glastonbury
James was appointed as Technical Director for Laing O’Rourke’s Australia Hub in March 2017 having held a number of senior leadership roles prior to this, including Engineering Director for Laing O’Rourke’s in-house innovation team, the Engineering Excellence Group.

James has over 25 years of engineering experience working across transport infrastructure, tunnelling, mining and oil & gas sectors. He has worked in consulting, research and delivery in the US, UK and Australia.

He holds specialist qualifications and experience in civil/geotechnical engineering and rock mechanics. He attained a Doctor of Philosophy (Geotechnical Eng) at the University of New South Wales and holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Eng, Hons) and Bachelor of Science (Geology), both of which were attained through the University of Sydney.