James is the founder and managing director of Mandate Corporate, and has an extensive background in investment markets and the media. His career began in the investment market, spanning a period of 15 years where held a number of business development roles for leading global fund managers, and was also a private client adviser for a high-net-worth investment advisory firm. Prior to establishing Mandate Corporate, James was Investor Relations Manager for a major national public relations firm. He has also previously worked as a business and finance journalist, and was editor of Australia’s leading resource sector investor publication. James has an enviable track record in advising a wide range of successful emerging companies across all sectors.