James O’Loghlin

James O’Loghlin is a television and radio presenter, author, speaker, MC, and comedian. From 2004 to 2011 James hosted over 300 episodes of The New Inventors on ABC-TV and it was this role that fueled his deep interest in innovation. He is the author of Innovation is a State of Mind and works with organisations and individuals to help them become more innovative.

James hosted programs on ABC Local Radio for 15 years, and is the author of 10 books, with two more coming in 2022. He co-hosts the mental health podcast, Minding Your Mind, with psychiatrist Professor Ian Hickie.

James was recently one of the leaders of a campaign that resulted in the Commonwealth and ACT governments co-funding a scheme to financially support asbestos victims of the Canberra Mr Fluffy houses.