James joins Silverpeak with previous experience in both technology M&A and Private Equity financing transactions, bringing with him a detailed knowledge of the European, Asian and North American investor landscapes. Additionally, James’s previous experience as a Troop Commander in the British Army has instilled in him a characteristic tenacity and drive.

“Silverpeak prides itself in the service we provide to our clients and our passion for innovative technologies. Exposure to game-changing technologies and the people behind them is a source of constant motivation.”

Executing M&A and fundraising transaction across verticals, James holds a particular interest in semiconductors, AI and enterprise security.

Within his undergraduate in Chemistry at the University of St Andrews, James specialised in the application of the principles of Quantum Mechanics to nanoparticle behaviours. Additionally, he holds a Masters in Finance and Accounting form Imperial College Business School.

Outside of work, James enjoys field sports, mountaineering and is an ever-optimistic supporter of Scottish rugby.