Singapore, 11 April 2016 – Shoreline Consulting (‘Shoreline’), a specialist consultancy to the asset and wealth management industries, has announced the appointment of James Baker as the Director of their Singapore operation.
James was formerly the COO of Investments and Program Director at Eastspring Investments Singapore. Prior to his Eastspring tenure, James was the Head of Prime Brokerage Client Service for the Asia-Pacific region for Merrill Lynch HK, Ltd. He began his career at Morgan Stanley and has also held positions with Bear Stearns Asia, Ltd. (Hong Kong), Nasdaq Japan and Chi-X Singapore.
Shoreline Managing Director John DiBiase says “we are pleased to welcome James to the Shoreline team. His 30 years of finance industry experience, including 23 years in Asia, brings a wealth of subject matter expertise, strong relationships and detailed knowledge of the region. This not only complements Shoreline’s current team but furthers the firm’s objective of building its presence in Asia.”
James Baker says “I am delighted to join Shoreline to head up the Asia business. I have worked with Shoreline as a client and believe their deep industry experience and proven client track record will deliver significant value to investment organisations in the region.”
Shoreline provides strategic consulting and program implementation with specific expertise in Operating Model Design, IT Strategy & Architecture, Data Management and Product Advisory. Shoreline was established in Sydney, Australia in 2009 and has offices in Sydney, Melbourne and Singapore.