James Nicholls: Australia

Based in Cammeray NSW Australia. James is a regular site at many of the Worlds top events as a Concours Judge.  However, James is also a writer, consultant, broadcaster and even lecturer in the World of Classic and Collectible cars

CEO of Sydney Concours D’Elegance



James’ written and photographic work on cars, boats, design, architecture and travel appears in publications around the world


James works with major auction houses; he also provides expertise and advice on collecting, authenticity and purchase via private treaty.


James is a presenter of the television show ‘Car Chronicles’ first seen on the Discovery Channel; https://youtu.be/HJ8JjToD1x0


A member of the Jury for:

  1. Chantilly Arts & Elegance, France 2019
  2. Zoute GP Concours d’Elegance, Belgium 2018
  3. 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally & Concours Show, Delhi, India 2018
  4. Official Ferrari 70th Anniversary Concorso d’Eleganza, Maranello, Italy 2017
  5. 21 Gun Salute International Vintage Car Rally & Concours Show, Delhi India 2017


Head Lecturer of the Bachelor of Interactive Media degree at Wentworth Institute.

James has been a speaker at

  • The Official Ferrari 70th Celebrations in Australia
  • Dubai International Motor Show
  • The Australian Club
  • Motorclassica

For more details about James and Sydney concours go to his website as detailed   https://marinamarini.com.au/