James Brindley


(appointed April 2016)

Paediatric healthcare has seen breakthroughs and milestones, turning points and world firsts. I am all in for kid’s health to help ensure ongoing innovation, providing all sick kids and their families with world-class healthcare.”

With a degree in economics, an MBA and a 20-year, cross-continent career, James has built up extensive experience in people and business leadership. He joined Lion in 1994 and spent eight years with the company in China before returning to Australia in 2005.  

As Managing Director of Lion Australia, he is responsible for strategy development, implementation and execution, as well as financial, market and stakeholder engagement outcomes. 

A strong believer in the power of culture and leadership, James takes a people-first approach to business strategy and has helped embed this into the cultural fabric of Lion.