James Buckingham

James Buckingham

Project Director

James is currently a Project Director for Local Partnerships’ Waste Programme in Wales and has recently been working as a transactor on several projects on the Air Quality programme in England. James has extensive commercial and project management expertise in both the private and public sectors.


James spent his early career in the UK construction sector in business development roles before moving into the waste management sector, leading on a range of projects involving several waste treatment technologies. Upon joining Local Partnerships, James joined Defra’s Waste Infrastructure Delivery Programme (WIDP) supporting authorities on their long-term waste treatment projects. He was then appointed to lead Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan’s Organic Waste Treatment PPP, before working as Welsh Government transactor with the Swansea/Bridgend and Heads of the Valleys’ food waste treatment projects through to financial close.  James currently supports seven Welsh operational food waste contracts as transactor and is a Project Director for a Wood Reprocessing Project in South-East Wales.

Mobile: 07887 745 890

Telephone: 020 3574 8410

Email: james.buckingham@localpartnerships.gov.uk

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