Educated in the UK, James spent five years in banking before joining a Channel Island-based trust and corporate services provider in 2009, where he was appointed Head of Business Development and responsible for a team based in London.
In 2014, James joined PraxisIFM and was seconded to a business development role within the Group’s pension subsidiary moving to the UAE with his family. During 2016 he assisted with the establishment of PraxisIFM Trust Limited in the Abu Dhabi Global Markets, the first regulated trust company in the financial centre. He returned to London in 2018 and became a member of the PraxisIFM Trustees (UK) Limited and PraxisIFM Corporate Services (UK) Limited boards responsible for a range of entities on behalf of UK and international individuals, families and corporate clients, as well as business development.
James is a fully qualified member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners and holder of the diploma in International Trust Management.