James Fulton, Goldman Sachs (UK)

2021 HRD Global 100

chief learning officer and global head of talent development

As chief learning officer at Goldman Sachs, James Fulton leads the company’s global talent development function, with responsibility for Pine Street (leadership development/pipeline), succession planning, promotions, firmwide learning (Goldman Sachs University), and performance management. Fulton joined Goldman Sachs in September 2010 as head of Pine Street Asia Pacific. He was then promoted to managing director and global COO of Pine Street Leadership Development Group in March 2015 and to global head of learning and engagement in February 2018. In March 2019, he became chief learning officer; and in July 2020, he took on an additional role as global head of talent development.