James NewsomeManaging Partner at Arbour Partners
James has been working in global markets and alternative investments for 20 years. Prior to founding Arbour Partners in 2010, James led fund development at Merrill Lynch’s Alternative Investment Group in London from 2000-2009. At Merrill Lynch James designed, originated and placed mezzanine funds, loan funds and other specialist credit programmes for global institutional investors, achieving several market firsts.
James began his financial markets career at Morgan Stanley in 1999. Beginning his career in international affairs in 1990, James was appointed Press Secretary to The Prince of Wales’s Business Leaders Forum from 1995-1998.
James holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a BA from the University of Sussex.