Based in London, James Howell-Richardson spent the last decade working as part of the senior leadership team for NYSE-listed Bristow Group Inc., the world’s leading global helicopter operator. In that role, Mr. Howell-Richardson oversaw the legal function and a number of technical areas including joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, public procurement and commercial contract negotiations with blue chip clients.  Mr Howell-Richardson previously held roles at Monarch Airlines Group and Landround Plc.

He has led and been an integral part of numerous complex corporate and organizational restructures and transformations. Mr. Howell-Richardson held several domestic and international directorships and a trusteeship.

He holds a BA in Economics and is a qualified solicitor of England and Wales.