Asia Director | Bartra Wealth Advisors Ltd
James has been based in Shanghai for the past 7 years, working primarily in Real Estate and Immigration Investment during the course of this time he has represented some of the largest European property developers in China, establishing and building relationships through on the ground planning and strategy. James has a track record in establishing and successfully implementing Immigration Investment Programmes in foreign markets. Unrivalled market knowledge and an in-depth understanding of immigration products, allows him to effectively promote the Bartra brand and investment products to immigration agencies in Mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Singapore, Dubai, Vietnam and India.
For the past 5 years James has specialized in the Immigration Investment space. During this time, he has submitted several successful proposals to the Irish Government, which have resulted in positive changes to Ireland’s Immigrant Investor Program. He leads the Bartra Wealth Advisors team, which provides unique and high-quality products, professional and efficient services to the top immigration agencies in China and surrounding countries.
James is enthusiastic about private philanthropy. He is a founding partner of a Shanghai local charity called Shanghai Sunrise, which raises funds for educational scholarships for underprivileged and at-risk young people. Additionally, he has long been a contributor to local schools in Bac Lieu of Vietnam and a variety of schools in Cambodia. As a member of Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO), the world’s largest independent organization of entrepreneurs, James serves on the board of directors as Finance Chair for the EO Shanghai Chapter.
James speaks English, Spanish and Chinese.