James Sellon, CFA

Managing Partner

As a Managing Partner of MASECO Private Wealth, James began his career at Citigroup in 1999.  James joined the Smith Barney division when they opened their doors in London in 2001 and James went on to set up the US Expat desk with Josh Matthews before leaving to establish MASECO in 2008.

Holding the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Certified Financial Planner (CFPCM) and the Chartered Wealth Manager qualifications, James has twice been recognised in the Private Banker International awards as Outstanding Young Private Banker (2009 and 2011).

James is considered an expert in US/UK investments and has a deep understanding of the complexities that arise when advising US citizens with multiple tax reporting requirements.  James often speaks at industry forums on tax-related matters and is passionate about helping clients invest in line with their values – investing sustainably and for social impact

In his spare time…

James likes to spend as much time as possible with his wife Carrie and their three small children. An avid fan of outdoor pursuits, such as skiing, windsurfing, shooting and fishing, James is also interested in the arts and often spends time reading, going to the theatre and concerts. James can also pick out a few songs on the guitar.

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