James is a seasoned equity research analyst and financial services specialist with over fifteen years' experience. James started his career in institutional asset management with Jupiter Asset Management, and has since worked for both HSBC and RBS. Since 2014 James has worked in both corporate and client facing roles specialising in banks and general financials including small, mid and large cap companies. James is a CFA Charter holder and has completed various finance and economics courses of study. Since 2015, James has been a UK and EMEA equity research judge at the CFA Institutes Research Challenge in London, Chicago, and Prague.