About Us


Codex was founded by James Buist who has 25 years in Financial Services and Technology in Asia and London. James has the following qualifications.

  • BSc in Engineering from Edinburgh University.
  • Awarded CFA designation in 1998.
  • Building Excel models and applications for 25 years.
  • Rolled out regional valuation models for major Financial Institutions in Asia and Europe.
  • Over 25 years direct experience with investment funds of all strategies.
  • Ran operations for a Hedge Fund Operations outsourcing business.
  • Expertise in mainstream Middle and Back Office systems including PMS, OMS and EMS and Risk Systems (Imagine, Linedata Derivation)
  • Expertise in Fund Accounting, Fund Accounting Systems and Processes. (Advent Geneva, Linedata)
  • Relationships with Key Prime Brokers and Fund Administrators.
  • Strong background in IT infrastructure, Networking, Cloud Computing, Cyber Security and Office 365 with particular expertise in Teams and Sharepoint.
  • Both technical and financial fluency