As the Country Head – Ireland, James is responsible for the core product lines; regulated fund solutions, administration solutions and corporate services, compliance solutions and distribution solutions.
Prior to his tenure as Country Head – Ireland, James worked in key areas of the business, including as Designated Person for Operational Risk, Chairperson of the ManCo Risk Committee, and COO for ManCo and MiFID businesses in Europe.
James has also served as an Executive Director and CEO of Waystone’s Irish Management Company and held the position of Executive Director on Waystone’s MiFID entity.
Prior to joining Waystone in 2016, James spent over a decade at Citco Fund Services in Dublin, where he held a VP position. During this tenure, he led an Operations team overseeing various structures across Hedge, PERE, and Credit.
Certified by PRMIA, James holds a Bachelor of Business Studies in Finance and a Master’s in International Relations, both earned from Dublin City University. He also actively contributed to the Irish Funds Organizational Risk Working Group for two years.