James has over 30 years of experience in investment management and joined Stanhope in 2009.
James began his career at Mercury Asset Management where he ran the Lipper and Micropal, award-winning Mercury European Opportunities Fund before moving to head up the European, EAFE and Global Specialist Strategies at Goldman Sachs Asset Management. He was formerly a main board Director at Dalton Strategic Partners.
James serves on several prominent boards and investment committees including The Royal College of Physicians, The Salters’ Company and South Kensington Estates. He was also a Trustee of the Henry Smith Charity for 10 years where he chaired the Investment Committee.
James graduated from Durham University with a B.A. Honours in Modern Languages and is also an honorary Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians. He is an Associate of the Society of Investment Professionals and of the CFA Society of the UK.