James 'Jim' Guiang is an Executive Board Member and Managing Director for E.U. of Saudi Crown Holding. He is a geophysicist who began his professional life in the oil industry at Exxon, and had a proven track record in finding oil & gas at Amerada Hess and Conoco.
During the past 20 years Jim has been an investment manager specialising in international oil & gas industry equities; as well as a principal in private equity, M&A, merchant banking, and corporate finance transactions. More recently (2006-
Currently he is Chairman of Capital Terranova (Private Equity in Africa) and a Non-
James is a graduate of the Choate School, Boston College (BSc in Geophysics & Geology) and Boston University (MSc in Business Administration); and was a visiting student at the Colorado School of Mines and an Executive Programme post graduate in Corporate Finance at the London Business School.