Funds Associate, MinterEllison
James Fraser is passionate about strengthening the relationships between people in Australia and the Pacific. James led the establishment of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers Hub in Samoa and is leading the expansion of similar project-based hubs across Fiji, Vanuatu, PNG, Solomon Islands and Tonga.
Prior to his appointment as Ambassador to Pacific Connect, James was a leader of the 2018 APEC Voices of the Future delegation, a volunteer consultant to Pacific Connect and co-directed the Australia China Young Professionals Initiative in Sydney.
James is a funds lawyer with MinterEllison’s funds practice and is a coordinator if its social enterprise pro bono practice. James has a particular interest in developing novel fund structures to address social challenges.