James O’Connor is the President of Aperture Investors. His 30+ year career in finance has included exposure to global markets, financing, and multiple areas of the asset management business. Most recently, James served as a Partner and Executive Managing Director at Och-Ziff Capital Management, where he led portfolio finance and business management teams. Previously, he was a Managing Director at Goldman Sachs in London, where was the European Head of Securities Lending and Co-Head of Prime Brokerage. Prior to Goldman, he served as a Principal at Bankers Trust in Singapore and Hong Kong. He earned his B.S. in International Studies from the University of Scranton.