As a private equity professional, James led $2+ billion in investments in numerous early and late-stage energy and energy technology companies. Subsequently, he served as the VP of Finance for a multi-billion dollar LNG project development, raising more than $200 million of seed capital. As a freelancer, James develops projects and companies from concept to monetization events and helps to formulate financing strategies.
Led or assisted in over 17 closed transactions and due diligence process for over fifty potential investment opportunities for an aggregate investment value of $2+ billion.
Developed a wide range of engineering-driven and financing models in evaluating portfolio companies.
Led the economic and business evaluation of opportunities, recommending management incentives and deal structure, presenting opportunities to the investment committee as well as co-investors, and overseeing investment through the sale of the asset.