James WardlawPartner – Infrastructure at Hermes GPE LLP
James has 35 years’ experience in financial markets, both public and private. He recently joined Hermes Infrastructure as a Partner responsible for investor relations and capital raising. He joined from Campbell Lutyens where he led their infrastructure practice for 8 years before becoming Vice Chairman. Previously, he spent 23 years as a financing banker with Goldman Sachs, Merrill Lynch and SGWarburg. He also spent 3 years at HM Treasury with responsibility for the financing strategy of the major infrastructure projects in the UK. In addition, he was for 6 years a member of the expert panel of advisers to the UK Regulators Network, the internal network of the economic regulators in the UK. He is also a non-executive director of the Hyde Group, a major provider of affordable housing in the south of England. He has become an Advisory Director of Campbell Lutyens.