James Clunie
Head of Strategy - Absolute Return
Jupiter Asset Management

James joined Jupiter in 2013 and took over over the management of the Jupiter Absolute Return Fund (Unit Trust) from September 2013. Prior to joining Jupiter, James worked at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership as an Investment Director of equities, and managed a long/short equity fund and UK long-only funds.  He was a senior lecturer in finance at the University of Edinburgh between 2003 and 2007, prior to which he worked as Head of Global Equities at Aberdeen Asset Management and Director & Head of Asset Allocation at Murray Johnstone International.  James gained a degree and PhD from Edinburgh University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.