James joined Lightsource BP in 2016 and is based in the London office. His responsibilities include leading Lightsource BP's corporate development, equity fundraising, and overall oversight of international operations. James is a member of Lightsource BP's Investment Committee and a Board Director. Prior to joining Lightsource BP, James had an impressive career in private equity, spanning 13 years, with energy investment leadership roles at Advent International, First Reserve and most recently as co-head of Energy Investment in EMEA for Goldman Sachs MBD (formerly PIA). James received his Masters and BA degree in Physics from Merton College, University of Oxford.