Jim is a Director of Valuations with Acumentis Brisbane. Jim relocated to Brisbane late 2021 after managing the regional operations in Townsville for many years. He was previously Executive Director with Taylor Byrne (now Acumentis), having joined the company in 1995 after a career with the Department of Lands in Cairns and Roma.
A Certified Practising Valuer, Jim operates throughout North Queensland and the Northern Territory and specialises in rural and agribusiness valuation including large scale grazing properties, irrigated farming and horticulture.
Jim provides valuation advice for litigation, consultancy and mortgage security purposes and has appeared as an Expert Witness in various law courts. Expertise is also held in valuation for corporate and institutional level financial reporting.
Jim has undertaken valuations and compensation assessments for major infrastructure projects, including powerline easements, mining leases and road resumptions. Recent advisory services include development feasibilities with a particular focus on Northern Australia.