Principle Director named one of PEIs 40 under 40

James Future 40

Principle Advisory Services is pleased to announce that Director James Cowper has been named one of the Private Equity International’s 40 under 40: Future Leaders of Private Equity.

These individuals were selected from hundreds of peer nominations and recommendations from senior industry figures. The annual list shines a spotlight on young professionals who have demonstrated noteworthy leadership, innovation and dealmaking skills, and who have the potential to shape the future of private equity. James was one of two Australians included in list.

James became a Director of Principle in 2014, after joining the firm in 2008. James’ expertise spans fundraising for VC, buyout, infrastructure, real estate and debt strategies, and encompasses a range of client profiles, from smaller boutiques and first-time funds to some of the biggest private equity firms.

James holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Sydney as well as a Master of Commerce from the same university, majoring in Finance and Commercial Law. James is a CFA charterholder, and in 2016 became a Director of the CFA Society of Sydney and Chair of its Member Services Committee.

Managing Director Ken Licence said of James’ nomination: “On behalf of the team at Principle Advisory Services, we are delighted with James’s nomination as a Future Leader of Private Equity, as it shows well-deserved peer recognition of the professional and dedicated way he deals with investors and our clients. Congratulations, James, for the hard work and success you have brought the business over many years” .Congratulations to James and all the 2020 future leaders.

Links to article:

Future 40 list. Click here.  

Future of Private Equity Special. Check here.