Chartered Banker, Institute of Bankers in Scotland
Jim hails from Motherwell, Scotland. With 30+ years of global financial services experience, including Scotland and South Africa, Jim’s career covers senior roles in global banks such as Citi, JP Morgan, BNP Paribas, Royal Bank of Scotland and State Street in Scotland, England, Luxembourg, France and South Africa. Jim moved to Cape Town in 2011 as Country Head for State Street Bank and most recently as the Global Managing Director for Maitland Investment Fund Services.
Jim has managed large teams of staff across the globe in the highly complex and regulated world of financial services, and in particular investment management. He has also worked for large global companies with offices in Africa, as well as African companies with global offices, including Scotland. Jim has been hands on in fast growing companies ensuring the highest standards of corporate governance and business planning demanded by leading corporates. Jim is a football fan and is a lifelong supporter of Motherwell FC.