Schroders Personal Wealth , CEO
In 2019, James was appointed CEO of Schroders Personal Wealth, a joint venture between Lloyds Banking Group and Schroders. He is a passionate advocate of the benefits that financial planning can bring as people plan for their futures and proud of the 600 colleagues making the new business a reality.
Prior to this, James was Co-Head of UK Intermediary Business at Schroders, Chief Executive of Schroder Unit Trusts and a non-executive Director of Benchmark Capital.
James joined Schroders in 2007 and was initially Head of UK Marketing, covering both Institutional and Intermediary clients and then Head of UK Strategic Accounts, responsible for relationships with Schroders largest distribution partners in the UK.
James joined the investment industry in 1996 and worked at John Govett & Co until 2001 and Barings until 2007.