James started his career in the banking industry with a stint in a boutique M&A firm in Boston. He returned home in 2008 to join the Banking Associate management program in Standard Chartered Bank Singapore. During his tenor at Standard Chartered, he was responsible for managing client relationships and originating deals with Asian Conglomerates under the Global Corporates Segment. Key deals concluded include the refinancing of assets owned by publicly listed REITS and land/acquisition financing for various SPVs raising an excess of S$800m for his clients.
In his current role at Pacific Radiance, James leads the commercial and business development team and spearheads the Group’s venture into new markets such as Mexico, Brazil, Africa, and Indonesia. He is also a keen advocate in new technologies that promote higher fuel efficiency, operational safety and lower operating cost.