Managing Director, Head EMEA
Global Investment Banking – Energy, Scotia Bank
James Hargreaves joined Scotiabank in June 2007 and is Head EMEA, Global Investment Banking – Energy. Mr. Hargreaves focuses on clients in the Middle East, Africa and Asian regions and is responsible for business development.
Prior to joining Scotiabank, Mr. Hargreaves gained over 20 years of experience in oil and gas business development, strategy and commercial management in the North Sea, Africa, Australasia and Latin America. He was most recently responsible for the Mauritania Business Unit at Sterling Energy PLC and a Director of Sterling Energy Mauritania Ltd. Prior to that he advised E&P companies on business development out of London, including Encana UK ltd and Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd.
Mr. Hargreaves holds a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Engineering from University of Leeds, studied Business Administration at the University of Kent and the London Business School, and specialized in Middle Eastern Politics at the London School of Economics.