James McCarthy

Project Director

James McCarthy - Project Director at Sweet Projects

James is one of our Project Directors, currently leading on the £800m, 56,000m2 Union Park data centre campus in Hayes, London.

A Chartered member of the CIOB, with more than 20 years of construction experience, James enjoys the formation and leadership of integrated project delivery (IPD) teams and uses his varied experience to foresee project risks, instigate mitigation measures, embed efficiencies and prevent waste. 

James previously worked for Balfour Beatty, Mace and Laing O’Rourke, on projects including leading on the delivery of: a £300m specialist MOD science and engineering facility; a £320m high-security nuclear design and build project; and a £55m biomedical facility for Reading University.

He is now completing RIBA Stages 3 & 4 to utilise multiple modern methods of construction (including DFMA and off site manufacture), and is also professionally qualified in the implementation of environmental legislation.