James Ward is a Partner at Artemis, the Boston-based PE firm focused on buying and building exceptional manufacturers of Industrial Technologies – with a specific focus on specialty chemicals, coatings, and advanced materials.
As a member of Artemis’s investment team, James works closely with Artemis’s operating partners and portfolio executives to develop demand-and-technology driven platform theses, source and execute acquisitions, and support execution of PortCo value-creation plans. He is currently a Board member at StanChem Polymers (parent of the Albi Protective Coatings division), Superior Technical Ceramics, and Ohio Tool Works.
Prior to joining Artemis at its outset, James served as an investment banker at Odeon Capital Group in New York. James holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a master’s degree from the Harvard Kennedy School.