Background and experience
James initially joined our Jersey office in February 2016, before relocating to Luxembourg later that year to become Head of Real Assets in Luxembourg. He was appointed as Group Head of Private Debt in 2020.
Prior to joining the Group, James was a Managing Director at State Street Alternative Investment Solutions, where he had held numerous roles in client service and operations across their Singapore, London and Jersey offices.
Before working at State Street, James trained and qualified as a chartered certified accountant while working for PwC in his home country of Malta. During a nine-year tenure with PwC, which also saw him work in Milan and Jersey, he specialised in audit, with a particular focus on alternative investment funds.
- Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
- Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.
Outside of the office
James has an innate love of travelling and a passion for experiencing new cultures and local cuisines, having visited over 60 countries across six continents. When he is not travelling, he enjoys cooking as well as spending time with family and friends.