James Newton established Newton’s Asset Management in 1999 and is Senior Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer.

Mr. Newton is also Chairman of the Board for Newton Financial. In his role as Senior Managing Director & CEO, Mr. Newton is chargeable for identifying strategic initiatives, managing global resources market activities and general oversight of Newton’s corporate operations.

Mr. Newton is also a member of the Investment Committee. Mr. Newton has over 20 years of experience in public and private capital markets and has led the origination, structuring, capitalization, and execution of all public and private Newton’s funds that currently manage over $2 billion in assets.

Before founding Newton’s, Mr. Newton worked at Connor, Clark & Company as a licensed securities trader.

Mr. Newton is an independent Consultant of GreenSpongle Brands Inc. and SecurityVault Canada Inc.

Mr. Newton holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and Political Science from Western University. Mr. Newton also completed the small/medium-sized Enterprise Board Effectiveness Program offered by Rothman and the Institute of Corporate Directors.