James commenced his career in the hospitality industry as a Chef and has over 25 years of competent knowledge in corporate catering, executive functions and event management. His accumulated experience within the hospitality industry extended from the sea to the land with major interest in the future of food production and the increasing commercial and domestic energy needs. As a food researcher, embracing the principles and sciences was logical for a sustainable ecological and economical industrial future. Prior to the end of the millennium, he travelled abroad and lived in Sweden for some years. After returning, he educated himself in wine studies and the art of food preservation through fermentation. Integrating the world of food and wine and understanding senses, it was a natural progression for James to find interest into the world of fragrance. He became a scent design specialist and the regional sales & marketing manager. BTL communications and marketing experience contributed to brand awareness, profits and an understanding to most importantly deliver ROI. Essentially the business account managed and serviced many corporate clients in large, medium and smaller businesses, promoting healthy fragrant environments that equaled greater sales. Marketing signature scents through media, advertising & promotion for clients such as APN (Outdoor News & Media) and consulting clients such as P&G (Procter & Gamble), NSW State Government -SRA and ATP (Australian Technology Park). In 2008 his company was one sponsor of YWCA - patron, Rachel Ward AO, One Night in Royal Rajasthan. To this day this was the largest scenting event in Australian history. James, with his specialised knowledge and experience developed Jambel Eco-Productions with a niche difference and focus on providing clients with an Eco vision. James and Belinda’s combined experience and competencies will provide professional consultancy for you and your companies next production, that wont cost the earth, only help to save it.
Belinda’s communication and education background stems from the completion of an Arts degree at Charles Sturt University Bathurst and a Primary Teaching degree at the University of New England Armidale. Initially Belinda was employed for many years in the advertising field for clients that include the likes of Pearl and Dean, Express Publications, Woolworths, Nokia and Rolling Stone, where she gained professional work experience in Account Management and Production Co-ordination. It was here she refined her skills in production and copyright for client’s advertising needs in a variety of magazines, newspapers, pamphlets and billboards statewide and nationally. Belinda became qualified in overseeing client mediation, graphic design consultation, artwork publishing, photo shoots and total project management. Eventually, after traveling extensively with a growing awareness in our environment and cultures, Belinda’s interest moved into the education field where she passionately made a difference in the life of others as an educator. During 10 years, Belinda has taught in childcare, primary schools and ultimately TAFE and completed her workplace training and assessment qualifications to one day create VET units and/or a curriculum. Currently Belinda has completed her small business management qualification to promote her skills, qualifications and abilities in music, photography, video, project & event management, advertising and education, in order to build an environmentally conscious business, Jambel Eco-Productions, with James. Together they share many skills and a wealth of knowledge, along with a strong passion and purpose to provide solutions for clients to help heal the Earth.