Stuart James

Head of Wholesale

Stuart joins Apostle as Head of Wholesale bringing over 25 years’ experience in investment and wealth management. He is a trusted financial services professional, with a strong understanding of asset management and the wholesale market. Stuart excels at driving growth, client retention and strategic initiatives across sales, marketing, client services, and product development.

Prior to joining Apostle, Stuart was the General Manager, Head of Distribution at Lakehouse Capital where he established the firms wholesale presence in Australia while maintaining the retail business arm. He also dedicated over two decades to Aberdeen Standard Investments, serving across multiple roles with the global investment manager, leaving as Director, Head of Marketing and Business Strategy.

 Stuart has a proven track record in product development and distribution, having launched various funds across equity, credit, ESG, and other asset classes.

 Stuart holds a Bachelor of Accounting and Finance from Leeds Metropolitan University and executive education from INSEAD Singapore.