James P. Ahern
Managing Partner

James Ahern joined the firm in 2010 and presently serves as Managing Partner of  Laidlaw & Company UK.

Jim brings relevant experience in investment banking, capital markets, capital formation, and venture capital. Jim proudly served as the firms head of capital markets for 7 years, where he is credited with establishing a highly recognized quality fundamental health care brand. With a devotion to brand cognizance, Laidlaw Capital Markets is recognized today as a fundamental health care investment bank providing targeted outreach to relevant health care centric investors. During his tenure, Jim led or played an integral role in providing its clients with over 12 Billion dollars.

Jim’s main responsibilities at the firm are centered around the firm’s venture capital investments. He currently serves on the board of directors of Algorithm Sciences, Aerwave Medical Technologies, Voltron Therapeutics, and PD Theranostics Inc.

In addition, JIM proudly serves on the board of overseers of the Massachusetts bay big brothers big sisters foundation, and is a newly appointed board member of the New York City Renaissance.