James Garvey

Partner, Financial Services Expert

James Garvey

Partner, Financial Services Expert

James Garvey is an expert in commercial banking, financing and risk management, and capital markets products and solutions with 32 years of experience in the financial services sector.

Prior to joining Martello Financial Services, James spent nearly 10 years at Lloyds Banking Group. He was Head of Capital Markets where his responsibilities included loan and bond financing, leveraged finance, infrastructure financing and securitisation. From 2017, he took on additional responsibilities for traded markets in foreign exchange, interest rates and credit, and corporate and financial institutions (FI) sales. He was also a member of Lloyds’ Commercial Bank Executive Committee.

James commenced his career in money markets at Citicorp. He later held managing director positions at Union Bank of Switzerland (UBS) and West Merchant Bank before joining Goldman Sachs where he became Partner and Head of Debt Capital Markets for Europe, Africa and the Middle East (EMEA).

James holds a BA, BAI in Civil Engineering from Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. He is a former Board Member of the Global Financial Markets Association (GFMA) that represents the collective voice of the world’s leading financial and capital market participants, and a former Advisory Council Member of the FICC (Fixed Income Currencies and Commodities) Markets Standards Board.