James leads the private clients practice and Hillmont Partners office in London.
James began his career in Ultra High Net Worth private banking as a relationship manager for Russia / CIS in Standard Bank Plc’s Family Office team in London. He was a member of the management board of one of the largest alcohol producers in Russia/CIS. He is a board member of a number of European companies and a member of the Supervisory Committee of the Alliance for Public Health in Ukraine.
- Eton College;
- Durham University where he graduated with First Class Honors in Russian and French;
- He holds an Executive MBA from London Business School.