James Perry is Head of Institutional Investor Solutions at Maples Fund Services where he is responsible for shaping the firm’s offerings and enhancing its service delivery to institutional investors. He brings more than 20 years of investment management experience, the past 10 years serving in senior investment roles overseeing portfolios of public assets in California and Texas. James is a recognised thought leader in the investment industry, as evidenced through a number of awards, including being named as one of the Top 30 Pension Fund Chief Investment Officers (Trusted Insight, 2016) and receiving the Investor Intelligence Award for Innovation (Institutional Investor, 2014).
James joined Maples Fund Services in 2016. Previously, he served as Chief Investment Officer of the Dallas Police and Fire Pension System where he oversaw all investments in the system’s portfolio. Prior to that, he served as Assistant Vice Chancellor and Assistant Chief Investment Officer for the Texas Tech University System, and was the Senior Investment Officer at San Bernardino County Employees’ Retirement Association.
National University, Master of Business Administration with Distinction, 1995.
University of Houston, Bachelor of Applied Science, Biochemical and Biophysical Science, 1986.
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