James Wardlaw joined Campbell Lutyens in 2011 to take responsibility for the firm's infrastructure practice. He was previously a Managing Director in the Investment Banking Division of Goldman Sachs where he was responsible for UK public sector coverage. Prior to this, he worked as an HM Treasury official where he was responsible for the financing strategy for a number of the UK’s largest infrastructure projects. Prior to that, James worked for 17 years as a financing banker, first with County NatWest, then SG Warburg & Co. and finally with Merrill Lynch. During this time, his transactional experience encompassed companies and governments in 15 different countries around the world and included two years based in Sydney, Australia. James co-authored with Professor Dieter Helm, a paper for the Policy Exchange called “Delivering a 21st Century Infrastructure for Britain”, published in September 2009. James is also the external member of the Finance Fund of the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, which provides social finance as an alternative to grant funding.