James Johnstone

James is the Co-Head of the Emerging and Frontier Markets team and joined Redwheel in 2015. His aim is to create a greener and more sustainable landscape for frontier markets.

He was previously Senior Managing Director at Everest Capital from 1996-2015.

His role takes him to many amazing places, with Dhaka being his favourite. James’s greatest personal achievement is crossing the Atlantic by astronavigation alone whilst in the navy.

His advice to the next generation would be to remember It’s a small industry, be nice to people on the way up. You never know who you will meet in the future.