james freemantle

[ leadership. communications. film. ]

Professional Presence & Impact - Your Leadership Brand


As a director of leadership development consultancy People Measures and founder of REDgum Communications, James helps people to experience dramatic improvement in their abilities to engage, influence and inspire. Sportspeople, entertainers and senior executives rely on him to enhance their abilities in presentation techniques, personal brand and media interactions.

Based in Moscow during 2007/08 James was an international anchor for 24-hour TV News channel Russia Today, broadcasting globally. He is well known for his exuberant TV work circa 1998 - 2007 when he wrote, produced and presented over 300 stories for Australian television - on Coxy's Big Break, Postcards, Talk to the Animals and Bread.

He combines his experience in media, teaching and performing arts to deliver high energy, innovative, effective leadership communications workshops and Adaptive Leadership development programs with the People Measures team. He's sought after as a coach in personal and leadership brand for CEOs and executives. James is a professional public speaker and gives keynote addresses in creating positive presence and leadership brand.

James Freemantle directs and produces films that highlight community-orientated passion projects. The most recent is 'Life Hump', a 6 minute 'sizzle' for a TV series about midlife crises!
The 52-minute documentary 'Bush to Belly', about 7 remote community indigenous kids, an Italian coffee machine and 500 bike riders on the Gibb River Road, screened on NITV and ABC International in 2016 and 2017. It's a story of laughter and lattes; empowering one of the remotest communities on earth. You can see it here or contact Meadow Media for purchase or broadcast.