James has 35 years’ experience in the mining industry as a banker and fund manager financing projects globally. James was raised and educated in the Pilbara region of Western Australia and following completion of his honours degree in Economics from the University of Western Australia, he began his professional career with BHP Limited before joining Standard Chartered Bank in Perth and N.M. Rothschild & Sons in Sydney then Denver. James spent 11 years in the USA, during this time he co-founded Resource Capital Funds (RCF).
James is currently the Managing Partner of RCF and has extensive Board experience having served as a Director of 12 RCF portfolio companies both public and private.
In addition, James is a Non-Executive Director of ASX listed Mineral Resources Limited where he is the Lead Independent Director and Chair of the Remuneration committee.