James Barrah

Anchorwood Board Member
Date appointed

James is Director of Housing at Somerset West and Taunton Council in Somerset. 

He started his career in Environmental Health in Bristol. He subsequently moved to Somerset and became involved in managing retained Council Housing stock and became a member of the Chartered Institute of Housing.  He has since been providing leadership to the Housing Service in Somerset West and Taunton Council for many years. 

He brings wide ranging leadership experience along with housing management, development and property knowledge to the Board.