James works on a cross-section of the firm’s highest profile strategic business build outs on a global basis and on a number of the firm’s most bespoke client specific campaigns.
He originally went into investment banking working for Yamaichi International (Europe) Limited and became the bank’s youngest Executive Director and first non-Japanese Head of Capital Markets. He had overall responsibility for structured finance placement into Japan and Primary Markets origination in Europe and North America.
He resigned at the beginning of 1995 to form Hogarth Davies Lloyd where in addition to managing the business he also has global responsibility for all strategic mandates and all FICC assignments.
James graduated in Economic History and Politics from Exeter University.