James Anderson



James Anderson, Consultant, first joined GG+A in 2008 as a Project Consultant and re-joined in 2012 as a Data Analyst. His work focuses on data collection, analysis, and visualization for a select cohort of top North American research universities.

James most recently served as an Independent Consultant at the Dental Auxiliary Learning and Education (DALE) Foundation, where he was responsible for researching fundraising operations at peer education-based foundations. He developed an action plan for the inauguration of individual, corporate, and foundation giving structures and a strategy for the investiture of a need-based scholarship program.

James also spent time as Assistant Director, Presidential and Leadership Management at The University of Chicago. In this role, he was responsible for tracking scheduling requests for the President, Trustees, and other senior leadership; preparing confidential briefings for fundraising events; and monitoring the fundraising activity of the President and Trustees.

Before his work at DALE and the University of Chicago, James was Director of Evaluation at Public Allies Milwaukee, a social development and community organization associated with the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. In this role, he managed leadership training sessions, analyzed qualitative and quantitative program data, and spearheaded the Public Allies Milwaukee Alumni re-engagement effort. James has also worked as an English language teacher for the Yonago City Municipal Board of Education in Tottori Prefecture, Japan.

Originally from the UK and now based in the Netherlands, James received an MA in Trans-Atlantic Studies from the University of Birmingham and a BA (Hons.) in History from the University of Liverpool.


  • Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago
  • Art Institute of Chicago
  • Association of American Medical Colleges
  • Brandeis University
  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • The City University of New York
  • The Clark Art Institute
  • Colby College
  • Columbia University
  • Cornell College
  • Cornell University
  • Dalhousie University
  • Dartmouth College
  • DePaul University
  • Drexel University
  • Dublin City University
  • Duke University
  • Florida State University Foundation
  • Free Library of Philadelphia
  • Hobart and William Smith Colleges
  • The Jackson Laboratory
  • Johns Hopkins University
  • KU Endowment
  • Kent Denver School
  • Kenyon College
  • Kingswood-Oxford School
  • McGill University
  • McMaster University
  • Memorial Hermann Foundation
  • Miami University
  • Middlebury College
  • National Jewish Health
  • New Mexico State University
  • New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business
  • Northeastern University
  • Norton Healthcare Foundation
  • The Ohio State University
  • Oregon State University Foundation
  • The Pennsylvania State University
  • Stanford University
  • Sweet Briar College
  • Temple University
  • University of Alberta
  • The University of Arizona
  • The University of British Columbia
  • University of Calgary
  • University of California, Berkeley
  • University of California, Irvine
  • University of California, Los Angeles
  • University of Cambridge
  • University of Colorado
  • University of Florida
  • University of Illinois Foundation
  • University of Leeds
  • The University of Melbourne
  • University of Minnesota Foundation
  • The University of Mississippi
  • University of Nebraska Foundation
  • The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • University of Ottawa
  • University of Pennsylvania
  • The University of Queensland
  • University of Rochester
  • University of San Diego
  • University of South Florida
  • The University of Sydney
  • The University of Texas at Austin
  • The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • The University of Toledo Foundation
  • University of Toronto
  • University of Virginia
  • University of Washington
  • University of Wisconsin Foundation
  • Vanderbilt University
  • Washington University in St. Louis
  • Yale University

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