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James A. Walker

CEO, Julius Baer,

Santiago de Chile

James is the CEO of Julius Baer (Chile) SpA and Senior Representative of Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd.  Prior to joining Julius Baer in March 2016, he was Head of Private Banking at JP Morgan Chile for over six years. Before that, James worked at UBS, both in Santiago and Geneva, where he was Desk Head Western & Central in charge of a team of bankers covering Latin America, excluding Brazil and Mexico.


James began his career as a broker in London, followed by a period in Santiago, Chile as Country Manager for Baring Brothers & Co. and as Head of LatAm research at Deutsche Morgan Grenfell in New York.


James holds a Bachelor of Science Joint Honours degree in Economics & Politics from the University of Bristol and a Master’s in Latin American Studies from the University of London.