James is a Client Director and is based in the Guernsey office.
James has 18 years experience within the Guernsey financial services industry. James joined Ipes in 2008 as part of the new business team, where he was responsible for the set up, regulatory application and formation of any new Guernsey based Private Equity structures. Prior to this James spent 10 years at an international private bank working within their Guernsey fund administration business. During this time he was Assistant Vice President of their third party funds team and worked on a wide variety of investment funds (open ended investment companies, unit trusts, PCC’s and ICC’s).
As Client Director, James specialises in the structuring and ongoing management of closed ended alternative investment funds. James currently sits on a number of general partner and special purpose vehicle boards across a range of investment strategies. James also acts as Senior Client Lead for a number of clients and his current client base includes Private Equity, Venture Capital, Renewables, Fund of Funds and Real Estate.
James holds the ICA’s International Advanced Certificate in Compliance and the International Diploma in Governance, Risk and Compliance. James is a member of the Institute of Directors and is currently taking the IoDs Certificate in Company Direction.