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James Bright

Senior Client Partner, Global Commodities Practice
James Bright is a Senior Client Partner with responsibility for leading and developing our Global Commodity Practice. He brings to the Firm over twenty years of deep expertise derived from a unique career in commodity trading, investment banking and executive search.

Working closely with colleagues across the Financial Services and Industrial practices Mr. Bright covers all aspects of talent acquisition and planning. He works on a global basis covering multi-asset classes, and has completed senior searches across the U.S., EMEA, and Asia.

Prior to his career in executive search, Mr. Bright spent five years in fixed income derivatives in London where he held various positions of increasing responsibility. Previously, James worked in international commodities trading and shipping in Geneva, having spent a year in Paris at an international investment bank.

Mr. Bright graduated with Joint BA Honours from Royal Holloway College, London University. He is fluent in French and Italian.