James Mackay has always been a part of our local area. He started grade 1 and finished grade 12 in Indooroopilly. James, his wife Kate and their 3-year-old daughter live in St Lucia, where they are involved in a range of community activities.
James Mackay dedicates a lot of his time to advancing his community. James enjoys working with others to achieve positive outcomes. Well known for his efforts to halt the rampant expansion of the UQ campus into the neighbouring residential St Lucia, James has also volunteered as a Commissioner for Declarations, committee member for different sporting clubs and much more.
Mackay is an active community servant. James has assisted charities, social causes, school groups, sporting clubs and community groups.
He was honoured in 2017 to be awarded a Lord Mayor’s Australia Day Award for his community service and also received a service award for previous activities.
James Mackay is an accomplished small businessperson. He has qualifications in commerce and decades of experience in business management. His specialties include marketing, strategic planning and client relationship management.
Mackay served 17-years in the Australian Army Reserve (Corps of Transport, both active and inactive) and was awarded the Australian Defence Medal.