A visionary, action-oriented business leader with more than 25 years’ industry experience, James Bangay is passionate about the value of digital transformation in accelerating the energy transition.
During his career, James has worked in energy, agriculture, automotive and government, specialising in digital transformation at both a strategic and operational level. He has founded several digital transformation start-ups, both with and for clients. James has created international award-winning solutions that pioneer the use of digitalisation across infrastructure.
Working in Australia, Asia, USA and Europe, his previous companies include Ergon Energy, General Motors and GM Roames, for whom he developed and implemented several world-first disruptive transformation programmes including the world's largest and highest resolution digital twin.
As leader of our Digital Centre of Excellence in Australia, James has applied his knowledge and creativity to develop Enzen’s Digital Reality Platform. It’s a cloud-based, AI-powered, unique, end-to-end geospatial analytics solution that generates intelligent insights of utility assets in real-time, and is already operational in Tasmania as part of a 10-year foundation customer partnership with the state’s utility.
James is now focused on achieving the solution’s global potential by replicating it across Australia and beyond. Through this innovation, Enzen is improving community resilience and driving economic growth, giving societies access to data so they can make smarter infrastructure decisions.
James holds an MBA from the Queensland University of Technology and a Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering with First Class Honours from CQ University.
A recognised Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management, James was also awarded Queensland Manager of the Year in 2015. He is a member of Engineers Australia and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
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