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James Fleming - Fram Search industry adviser

James Fleming

James Fleming has enjoyed a long career in banking and investment. He is currently a Non-Executive Director and adviser to several small companies across the Wealth Management, Debt Advisory and Commercial Real Estate sectors. Previously James was Head of International Private Banking at Coutts & Co and then Chief Executive and Vice Chairman of Arbuthnot Latham & Co Limited. More recently, he was Chief Executive of Sandaire, the Multi-Family Investment Office that was sold to Schroders in December 2020. James started his career with Hambros Bank.


Senior executive and Board director with PLC Board and international experience, extensive leadership track record, excellent governance and general management skills, and proven success in re-structuring, leading and developing businesses and managing high value client relationships.

Significant experience of leading and developing businesses in UK and overseas jurisdictions, interfacing with key stakeholders including Financial Regulators, recruiting, and leading UK and international teams and developing high value client relationships on a cross-border and multi-cultural basis.

Strong relationship management, communication and analytical skills, ability to inspire and motivate, excellent business and financial acumen with a proven and sustained track record of out-performing business objectives.

Established track record of creating and leading governance structures and effective risk management frameworks and controls and acting as a Board Director across different business jurisdictions.