James is the Chairman at Oxford Advanced Services Limited. He has extensive experience as a Non-Executive Director for private and AIM-quoted companies, including spin-outs from Oxford and Glasgow Universities.
James was a founder of ORA Capital Partners Plc in 2006, having previously worked as an investment analyst at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (now BlackRock) and Commerzbank.
James is a CFA Charterholder and a Chartered Director and holds a degree in Economics from Cambridge University. He has also completed the Graduate Diploma in Law with Bournemouth University through the GTA. In 2012, he was awarded New Chartered Director of the Year by the Institute of Directors.