James has eighteen years experience in financial markets and is in his tenth year at Rathbones. Graduating from Rhodes University in 1999 with a Bachelor of Commerce in Management, Economics and Industrial Sociology, he then joined Flemings as a graduate and worked his way to senior dealer. James is the Chairman of the Asia, Emerging Markets and Commodities fund selection committee and as well as managing private clients, trusts, pensions and charities, he is also the regional coordinator for the Discretionary Fund Management Services Committee representing the South East.
James is a member of King Hill Community Church; advises socially responsible investment projects into Southern Africa. He lives in Kent with his wife Lorel.