James is the COO for our Management Company and MiFID business and is based in Dublin. James’ business unit oversees a range of international investment management clients covering products in AIFs, UCITS and segregated mandates. His team is responsible for the delivery of investment management, fund risk oversight, delegate oversight, valuations and audit.
A risk and operations professional with 18 years of experience, James has been with Waystone since 2016. During his time at Waystone, James has acted as both the designated person for operational risk and as chairperson for the risk committee. Since moving to a Managing Director role in 2019, James has focused on operational processes within the company through a period of significant growth.
Prior to joining Waystone, James worked for Citco Fund Services, Dublin as Senior Account Manager, leading a team on a wide array of structures from PERE and Credit to Hybrid and Liquid Alternatives.
James holds a Bachelor of Business Studies in Finance and a Masters in International Relations, both from Dublin City University. He was a member of the Irish Funds Organizational Risk Working Group for two years and is certified by PRMIA.