James is an international nutrition specialist, focusing on the design and implementation of national public health and nutrition surveys, research on the determinants of stunting and anemia, and monitoring and evaluation reporting systems. James has conducted case control studies related examining the association between inflammation and enteropathy on child growth, and has conducted multiple national micronutrient and nutrition surveys. James is a member of steering committee of the BRINDA (Biomarkers Reflecting Inflammation and Nutritional Determinants of Anemia) project, and has managed qualitative program evaluations related to food fortification and humanitarian response. He has worked in Angola, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Dominican Republic, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Gambia, India, Jordan, Kenya, Mozambique, Oman, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam, and Zambia. James is currently based in Geneva, Switzerland.