Prior to joining Abris in 2015, Jim was the Director of Investor Relations, Corporate Secretary and Executive Vice President for a dual listed NASDAQ / Warsaw Stock Exchange Company for over 11 years. He had also held marketing positions in Real Estate in Warsaw and had started up the first archive document storage company in Poland.
At Abris, Jim is the Director of Responsible Investments. He is responsible for establishing best practices guidelines, processes and training for the integration of Abris’ Responsible Investment policies and procedures within the Abris Advisory Group and within each Fund III portfolio company. Jim will also actively engage with the UN PRI to ensure Abris is complying with all reporting requirements including the Annual Report.
During the fundraising for Fund III, Jim was involved in the preparation of Fund documentation and in legal negotiations with Limited Partners. In addition, he coordinated Limited Partner commercial, operational and ESG due diligence requests.
Jim has a Master of Arts degree in Applied Linguistics from Columbia University.