James Walker is the Wood Group head of Ethics & Compliance with responsibility for Wood’s global compliance programme. James is also the Wood Data Protection officer responsible for Wood’s global data privacy compliance. James is based in London and prior to working with Wood, he was Amec Foster Wheeler’s Head of Ethics & Compliance. James was also Senior Ethics & Compliance counsel for Tesco plc, a UK based international retailer and previously spent a number of years in private practice for two large global law firms specialising in investigations and compliance activities.
James is a dual UK and US citizen who grew up in Mobile Alabama and was educated in the United States and in the UK. James speaks Spanish, French and Portuguese and is a keen follower of cricket and English football.