James Thompson
Investment Director


James is an investment banking specialist and a key member of Viburnum’s Strategic Equities team, identifying and realising strategic investment opportunities by drawing on over 20 years of experience in mergers and acquisitions, private equity and investment banking.

James has built a strong knowledge base through working with successful organisations including Quadrant Private Equity, Macquarie Bank and Babcock & Brown and across various market jurisdictions such as New York, London, HK/China, Sydney, and Perth.

Prior to joining Viburnum in 2014, James was Head of Corporate Development for a Perth based ASX 200 company, responsible for leading merger and acquisition transactions. Previously he has been an executive director and non-executive director of a number of ASX listed companies where he has focused on capital raising, acquisitions and restructuring/repositioning business models.

James holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia and Bachelor of Laws from Murdoch University is a Chartered Accountant, admitted legal practitioner, and Fellow of FINSIA.