James Young is the founder and Managing Partner of Morgan Young. James leads Morgan Young’s Asia Pacific Financial Services business and is based in Sydney. He is a member of the firm’s Board Practice and partners on various senior-level assignments. James is closely involved in several of the firm’s key client relationships in the region. He is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, and currently serves as Secretary & Treasurer for the AESC Council of Asia Pacific & Middle East.
Since founding Morgan Young in 2007, James has been responsible for leading the Financial Services Practice and overseeing the growth of the Singapore and Hong Kong offices across both the financial services and technology practices.
James and his team have successfully completed mandates in Retail Banking, Professional Services, Investment Banking, Global Technology Vendors, Corporate Banking, Fintech Start-ups and Big Data & Advanced Analytics with Australian, UK, US, and Japanese listed corporations. Morgan Young’s clients are leading blue-chip organisations and pioneering companies in the region.
James has lived and worked in the UK, USA,Saudi Arabia and Australia. He read law at Queen Mary’s College, University of London and graduated with honours.