James Roome is based in London and co-leads Russell Reynolds Associates’ global Technology Sector. He also co-leads the Mobile and Convergence Practice and is a core member of the firm’s Board and Digital teams. James recruits CEOs, board members, senior executives and digital leaders for a range of telecoms and technology clients. His recent projects include: Group CEO of a major global telecoms operator; CEO of a large PE-backed technology infrastructure company and the setup of an international digital Advisory Board. He works with both TMT market leaders and fast-growth privately funded companies.
He is a committee member of The Prince’s Trust’s Technology Leadership Group, which supports disadvantaged young people through stronger engagement with the technology industry.
Prior to joining Russell Reynolds Associates, James was a management consultant with Ernst and Young. He specialized in transformation design delivery across multiple industry sectors. Prior to that, James was a project manager with British Airways' Airport Operations group.
James received his B.Sc in management sciences from Loughborough University.
Technology, Software, Business and Professional Services, Digital Leadership, Board Directors and Chief Executive Officers, Digital