James Maitland

Head of Americas & Caribbean

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Canon's Court

22 Victoria Street, PO Box HM 1624


Bermuda HM GX


James Maitland joined Estera in August 2018.  He is the Regional Executive for Americas, Caribbean & Asia with overall responsibility for the regions.

James overseas all aspects of the business in the Americas, Caribbean & Asia including client service delivery, business development and operations (including HR, finance, risk and compliance). 

James works collaboratively with the teams in Bermuda, BVI, Cayman and Hong Kong to set strategy, develop capabilities and identify opportunities for growth. Together with the jurisdictional teams, James also proactively maintains strong relationships with Estera’s clients and intermediaries to effectively support their strategic priorities and activities. 

James has more than 30 years’ experience spanning regional, business and client management of debt capital market securities services.  His broad industry experience includes fixed income, structured finance and common depositary services.  James has been based in London and New York, with extensive travels across the globe.  Prior to joining Estera,  James most recently held Global Business Executive and International Division Executive roles at a leading global investments & securities services bank (Issuer Services - Corporate Trust), including responsibility for the bank’s Global Common Depositary business. 

James has an MBA from New York University Stern School of Business and a BA in Economics/Business Administration from Vanderbilt University.



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