James has over 10 years Corporate Finance and Private Equity investing experience. He spent over 8 years at KPMG in their Consumer & Industrial Markets team within the Corporate Finance practice, and where he transacted over 50 deals which included Public Takeovers, IPO's, Public Company M&A, Business valuation, MBO's and buy and sell side mandates. He moved into private equity as an Investment Manager at RJD Partners in 2007 where he completed the buyout of IPES, an onshore and offshore fund administration businesses. James joined Core Capital in 2009 and is responsible for managing both new transactions and existing investments. James received his BEng in Civil Engineering from The University of Bristol and is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments.