James Woods is the assistant portfolio manager for the Driehaus Frontier Markets strategy. In this role, he is responsible for providing depth of leadership to the research team and identifying appropriate investment ideas relevant to the strategy. Additionally, Mr. Woods acts as a senior analyst focusing on emerging and frontier market stocks within the materials, energy, industrials sectors for the Driehaus Emerging Markets team.
Before joining Driehaus Capital Management in 2015, Mr. Woods worked as an investment analyst for IFC Asset Management Company, a subsidiary of the World Bank Group. Prior to that role, he worked as a senior equity research associate at FBR & Co. in its diversified industrials and energy and natural resources groups.
Mr. Woods received a B.A. from the University of Florida and a M.S. in finance from Vanderbilt University.