James Oakley

Director of Operations

James joined in March 2019 to oversee the scaling of our operational capabilities.

Prior to working with Foresite Capital, James managed the operations group of one of the largest systematic hedge funds in Europe. The role included the oversight of all post trade operations, including middle office, treasury and fund accounting. James was responsible for managing strategic projects such as expanding the trading universe and launching regulated funds, managing the prime broker, custodian and administrator relationships as well as interacting with investors on items such operational due diligence and implementing new operational workflows.


  • More than 15 years experience running operations teams in financial companies
  • Bachelor of Science in Economics & Finance from York University, UK