James Lawson Baker

Assistant Investment Manager

 James Lawson Baker joined Optiva in 2017 after graduating in Business Management (MA) from the University of Edinburgh with first-class honours. James has previously spent time with McLaren and Investec where he worked in the structured finance and trading divisions. At university, James built a significant portfolio trading small-cap and nano-cap equities, and wrote his thesis on ‘How and in what ways does social media influence trading on AIM?’