James holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree and Honours in Financial Analysis and Portfolio Management from the University of Cape Town. He has also passed CFA Level II within the top 10% globally and on his first attempt.
James performs financial, commercial and strategic analysis on investment, exit and capital raising opportunities and works within the greater deal team to ensure the successful execution of relevant transactions. James also looks after the Ventures structure where his role extends across a number of verticals be it opportunity appraisal, capital raising endeavours, deal execution, financial management and strategic/operational support.
Prior to joining Crossfin, James spent some time conducting research and analysis on high priority projects at Get Wala, a best of breed FinTech platform built on the blockchain