Meet the author
James has more than 20 years of experience in infrastructure, real estate, resources and energy space transactions covering M&A advisory, strategic financing and risk management.
Prior to joining Standard Chartered, James spent c.12 years at HSBC in Sydney, Hong Kong and SG. Most recently, he was Co-Head of the Infrastructure and Real Estate Group for Asia Pacific covering Infrastructure, Transport, Power, Utilities, Renewables and Real Estate sector teams as well as Infrastructure Finance, Export Finance, Real Estate Finance and Aviation & Maritime Finance teams.
During his time at HSBC, James led a team that successfully executed landmark transactions for a wide range of private and public sector clients in Asia Pacific across M&A, Financial Advisory, ECM and Debt Capital Markets and Structured Finance transactions and which was consistently recognised with multiple regional awards for infrastructure advisory and financing.
James has also held various other leadership roles at HSBC including Head of Project and Export Finance, Asia Pacific and Head of Capital Financing, Singapore.
James started his professional career at National Economic Research Associates London followed by a stint at Commonwealth Bank of Australia in Sydney.