James Barra

James is an experienced investment writer with a background in financial services. He was formerly a management consultant in the banking and capital markets sector where he worked with some of the UK and Europe’s largest retail banks and US investment banks.

James aims to help everyday investors find reliable, affordable platforms with the best trading conditions. He takes an analytical approach to evaluating brokers, having reviewed over 100 trading platforms and investment apps, with a particular focus on forex and CFDs. James contributes to a number of investing websites.

James has a degree in Law and holds a qualification from the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA).