Mr. James is Her Majesty Royal Customs (HMRC) Asia Pacific Lead on Tax Evasion and Money
Laundering, based in Singapore. He is a Tax Inspector by trade with 14 years’ experience of dealing with
serious fraud and tax avoidance. He has investigated and led teams of investigators in all types of HMRC
intervention involving both criminal and civil responses to tax fraud. In July 2014, Mr. James was posted
to Singapore with a focus on combating offshore tax evasion and money laundering in Singapore and the
wider Asia Pacific region.