James

James Benbow

+44 (0)20 7183 8389

james.benbow@portlandadvisers.com




Having worked for both PricewaterhouseCoopers and Bank of Scotland, James has in excess of 12 years experience of arranging debt and providing advisory services and has extensive financial modelling experience. During this time his focus has been the telecommunications and energy sectors.

James’ telecoms clients have included various foreign governments and UK government departments (the National Health Service Information Authority, the Norwegian Ministry of Justice & Police and the telecommunications ministries of Iraq, Oman and Kosovo) as well as many private companies (including Thus plc, Cable & Wireless, Romtelecom, Sri Lanka Telecom). His clients in the energy sector have included GdF Suez, Shell, ExxonMobil, BP and Kerr McGee.

James has a BSc (Hons) from Edinburgh University and is a Fellow of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants. A British national, he also speaks Polish and French.