James Potts San Francisco

Jamie is a founding partner of Hakluyt Capital, and primarily responsible for deal origination. As such, he manages Hakluyt Capital’s relationships with Silicon Valley’s most promising venture and growth investors, as well as with founders and seed funds. 

Jamie joined Hakluyt in 2018 and serves in the senior leadership team as head of network. He also leads the firm’s business on the West Coast and its global technology practice. Prior to Hakluyt, he worked at Goldman Sachs Asset Management in France. 

He also spent ten years in the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office, where he worked in Syria, China and the US, including as senior strategy adviser to the British ambassador to the UN.