James is an Investment Advisor to the BAKERSTEEL Electrum Fund and is based in London. A CFA Charterholder, James spent 8 years at Rossport Investments in New York, as an analyst and then a portfolio manager with a focus on specialty metal equities, prior to joining Baker Steel in 2019. Before entering fund management James spent 3 years as Marketing Director for Western Lithium where he was involved in the company’s IPO, the publication of its feasibility study, and due diligence for M&A in the graphite and vanadium sectors. He brings a deep knowledge of speciality metals markets and advanced analytical, modelling and portfolio management skills, having conducted numerous site visits and invested successfully in this sector over a decade long career. James holds a degree in History from Liverpool University.