Vice President, Commercial Services
GardaWorld Security Services International
James is a Senior Executive with GardaWorld, the world’s largest privately owned Security Services Company. James leads the Commercial function across the International Security Division as well as building strategic client relationships and growing GardaWorld’s market leading Travel Security program. Previous roles in GardaWorld include Managing Director International, where James was responsible for delivering the GardaWorld emerging markets security model into new global markets including Southern Iraq, Yemen, Gaza and North Africa, working particularly closely with the development, diplomatic, and commercial sectors. Prior to joining Gardaworld James served as the Regional Director for the UN’s Disarmament Demobilization and Reintegration program in Afghanistan and as the Deputy Director of a UK based not for profit organization, managing a number of projects related to post conflict reconstruction. James was commissioned into the British Army in 1995 and holds a BA (Hons) Business degree from Nottingham Business School.