James Almond

Partner, Duke Street Private Equity

James joined Duke Street in 2015 and is responsible for fundraising, running the co-investment programme and investor relations. He began his career with Phillip Capital before founding Cornhill Asset Management in 2004, subsequently building the group to include Cornhill Capital and Cornhill FX. James exited Cornhill via a sale to join Octopus Investments in 2012, where he was responsible for building the institutional funds business line from scratch, running product development and fundraising.