Chief Executive Officer
James is the CEO of Aksia and has over 36 years of alternative investments, research and derivatives experience. He is responsible for the overall management of Aksia as well as the design of the firm’s research and advisory processes.
Prior to joining Aksia, James spent 20 years at Credit Suisse and was part of the Alternative Capital Division. During his time there, Jim was a member of the Portfolio Strategies group, oversaw a research desk in Tokyo, managed the firm’s FLP trading desk and was part of the CSFP derivatives trading boutique.
James graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BS in Economics.
In 2009 and 2010, he was recognized as Hedge Fund Consultant of the Year by Institutional Investor.
In 2016, he was recognized as Consultant of the Year by Chief Investment Officer.