The Greens have selected James Mackenzie as the candidate for the Sighthill / Gorgie ward in the City Council elections on 3 May 2007.
James Mackenzie is setting up Campaign Team as a social enterprise to provide media and Parliamentary campaign support to charities and the voluntary sector. He is also working part-time as a freelance media consultant and serves on the Scottish Green Partyâ€™s Communications Team. James spent three years working as the press officer for the new Scottish Parliament building during its construction. Prior to that he also worked in communications, lobbying and campaigning roles for organisations including the Scottish Refugee Council and the Centre for Human Ecology. James is 34, has lived in Edinburgh since 1979, and his interests include games, cooking, canoeing, and going to music festivals.