Permira Advisers LLP
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James has a degree in Computational Science from St Andrews University, Scotland, and an MBA from INSEAD, France.
James became a Partner in 2011 and is Co-Head of the Financial Services Sector team. He has worked on a number of transactions including JRP Group and Tilney Bestinvest.
Prior to joining Permira, James was co-head of the Global Financial Services practice at LEK Consulting where he spent 21 years, 11 as a partner. There he built the franchise into one of the foremost in the sector and was a leading adviser to the private equity community.