James co-founded Amaces in 2002, who then joined MJ Hudson in late 2018. James’ particular expertise is in fund management outsourcing and then establishing processes for the subsequent management of these arrangements.


  • Pension funds – Corporate and public
  • Fund Managers
  • Insurance companies
  • SWF and Multilateral institutions
  • Endowment and Foundations


After qualifying as a Chartered Accountant he joined the management consulting practice at Ernst and Young. He moved on to the Global Custody department at Chase Manhattan Bank and established a product development group before moving to New York where he was responsible for the Marketing and Product Management Division worldwide. On returning to the UK he joined Citibank as Managing Director for Global Custody and Fund Administration business.


  • BSc Economics and Business – Aberystwyth University


James skis, hikes and fly fishes in the Mountain West.