James Edwards

Managing Director, Investments and Portfolio Manager, Equities

Emory Investment Management


James Edwards joined Emory from UCLA Investment Company in Los Angeles, where he was an investment director and was involved in all aspects of managing the UCLA Foundation’s endowment portfolio. He also has a decade of experience in financial services, including roles in public accounting and equity research. Prior to UCLA, James was a manager at PricewaterhouseCoopers, where he performed consulting engagements for global technology, media and telecommunications clients. 

A certified public accountant and a chartered alternative investment analyst, James holds a bachelor’s degree in public finance and a master’s in accounting from Indiana University, as well as an MBA from the Anderson School of Management at UCLA, where he was a Student Investment Fund Fellow.