James joined Koda's Brisbane office in January 2020 after relocating his family back from the UK to his home state of Queensland.

James was originally trained as a corporate lawyer, and starting in the late 1990s James went on to hold senior roles at global investment banks both in Australia as well as overseas. Prior to joining Koda he gained experience at a number of global institutions including HSBC, Nomura and Credit Suisse. 

James is a specialist in equity markets and he has advised some of the world’s leading investment houses on their investments across Australia, Developed Asia and more latterly the growth economies of the Emerging Markets. His focus at Koda is on providing investment solutions for family groups and charitable organisations.