Dr. James Chavin
James Chavin joined Teza as President in 2022. Prior to Teza, James spent 17 years at McKinsey, including eight as a Senior Partner, during which time he led McKinsey’s Restructuring and Transformation Practice in Europe, Middle East, Africa and Russia, during which time he served both creditors and debtors in Chapter 11 and out-of-court processes.
James is a Chartered Finance Analyst (CFA) and also spent seven years as analyst, portfolio manager and founding member of global macro, long and long-short funds. James has a Ph.D. in Political Science from University of California at Berkeley and an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Stanford University.