James Nicholls

Partner - Financial Services

James Nicholls

Contact James Nicholls

Email: james.nicholls@baringa.com

James leads Baringa in North America, focusing on risk and compliance and process transformation consulting for capital markets clients. He moved to NYC in September 2016, having previously led the build out of the Risk & Compliance practice in London. A trusted advisor to senior risk, compliance and treasury professionals in the banking, wealth management and trading sectors, James helps his clients develop and implement strategies to respond effectively to the evolving regulatory agenda and market environment. He is responsible for Baringa’s relationships with financial services regulatory bodies and is a PRA/FCA “Skilled Person” for the purposes of s166 Reports.

James is a firm believer that the most effective consultants are those who have a deep understanding of their clients’ industries and functional domains and, as such, is the Executive Sponsor of Baringa’s Research team. He is also passionate about recruiting and mentoring talented consultants to help Baringa remain a “Great Place to Work” for many years to come.

Prior to joining Baringa, James worked in risk and strategy roles at Accenture, Europe Arab Bank and Cornhill Consulting and has a degree in International Relations from the London School of Economics. Outside work he enjoys hiking and skiing, would like one day to be considered a wine connoisseur and has an interest in sports cars.

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