James has more than 18 years of experience across various fields including private banking, private equity, and investment banking in institutions like DBS Bank, OCBC Bank, Oppenheimer Investments, and Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services. Whilst at Oppenheimer Investments, James was the Head of Asia for 5 years and was instrumental in starting and growing the business for the group in Asia. He has successfully closed Project Finance deals more than US500mn. In addition, James also ran a family office which invested in healthcare, consumer goods, aged care, engineering, renewable energy, and childcare.
As Director, Group M&A and BD, James supports all aspects of M&A and BD –including sourcing, qualification, financial modelling, due diligence and closing, and business development and integration activities.
Prior to joining IMC, James was with YCH Group, where he spearheaded YCH’s joint ventures and M&As across the group. James was also the Founding Partner of Supply Chain Angels, YCH’s Corporate Venture Capital vehicle which partners with SG Innovate and National Research Foundation.
Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting & Finance), University of Western Australia
Master of Business Administration, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
Member of Singapore Institute of Directors
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