James is Executive Director and Head of UBS Evolve – The Centre for Design Thinking and Innovation. He is responsible for managing a diverse team of subject matter experts whose goal is to create a platform for incubating transformative wealth management solutions using disruptive technologies. Within this role, he looks to drive innovation through collaborative partnerships with venture capitalists, start-up communities, academia and enterprise-level technology firms.
James' distinguished career in the financial services spans over the last 20 years, during which time he garnered a wide and varied skillset in numerous technologies and IT subject areas. James has worked in various roles across three major continents and held senior positions at several financial services firms including Deutsche Bank and Citibank.