Jim works closely with other professionals in his projects.
His work on marine planning has mostly been undertaken alongside environmental specialists, 'The Irish Sea Pilot Marine Spatial Planning' being the first such piece of work and subsequent contracts on 'Marine Protected Area Networks', CCW's marine objectives and Cornwall Council's maritime strategy.
On design and master planning projects Jim works with urban design consultants such as the advice given to Bath and North East Somerset on their core strategy.
Jim workedwith Planning Aid on the introduction of the new planning system for major infrastructure projects. It assists hard to reach communities to engage with the planning system by offering free independent professional advice.