James Sharpe serves as Head of North American Financial Services at GLG, overseeing Research, Sales and Strategy. He was previously Head of West Coast Business Development.
James began his career as an investment banking analyst. He first joined GLG in 2001 working in research. He became a Practice Area Leader in the GLG Energy & Industrials practice before leaving to run a private equity backed industrial company as CEO and Chairman.
James received his undergraduate degree in commerce from the University of Virginia.