James Hockley

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James Hockley


James Hockley

James’ speciality is in strategic business change with a particular focus on the development and delivery of global operating models and outsourcing. He advises clients on business and operational transformation specialising on operational platform design, process assessment and improvement, and regulatory and control enhancement – for institutional investment managers, hedge funds, wealth managers and third party administrators.

James has more than 25 years financial services experience with proven success in business management, implementing strategic change and improving business performance. During his career he has acted as a strategic advisor and consultant to the investment industry; and held senior business and operations management roles with leading investment management firms and service provider banks.

During his time at Barclays Global Investors he lead the development of a global outsourced operating model and managed a rationalisation and simplification of service providers; and was also responsible for European Funds Services. At Schroders, James was responsible for Retail Funds and Institutional Client Services.

Prior to moving across to asset management, James held senior business, sales and client relationship management roles with key investor services banks: Bank of New York, JP Morgan and Chase Manhattan. During this time James spent significant periods overseas – living in Hong Kong for seven years; and also working between Brussels and London for a number of years.

Outside of work, James continues to attack the golf course – unsuccessfully; and spends what time he can with his family at their summerhouse in Denmark.

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Having spent many years working in the industry firstly for service providers and then investment managers...I feel I have been both poacher and gamekeeper. Now as a consultant I enjoy seeing the challenges from both sides!

James Hockley