James is a Senior Managing Director and Head of State Street Global Advisors, Asia Pacific. He chairs State Street Global Advisors’ Asia Pacific Executive Committee and serves on the board of State Street Global Advisors Australia Limited and several other boards across Asia Pacific.
Prior to his current role, James served as Chief Operating Officer for State Street Global Advisors Asia Pacific.
James is a 20 year veteran of State Street Global Advisors and has worked in a wide variety of roles across the firm and around the world including leading the development and launch of Australia's first ETF, SPDR' S&P'/ASX 200 Fund in 2001 and establishing the firm's offices in India in 2007. From 2009 he served as International Head of Operations and Technology for State Street Global Advisors based in London and returned to Australia in 2012.
James holds a BA from ANU and a financial markets diploma from Securities Institute of Australia and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
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