James Beale is CEO of Oriens Capital Limited, a Tauranga based private equity fund which invests in New Zealand mid-sized private businesses. James has worked in NZ financial markets for 25 years, including 14 years with leading investment advisory business Craigs Investment Partners Limited, where he held a number of senior roles. James is also an active angel investor through Enterprise Angels.
James is a member of the Institute of Directors, and is a Director of Oriens’ portfolio companies Rockit Global Ltd and Retirement Income Group Limited. He Chairs the Oriens Capital Investment Committee, and also sits on the Investment Committees of Acorn Foundation and New Zealand Cricket.