James Beasley Head of Board Engagement, EMEA, Nasdaq

James Beasley

Head of Board Advisory, Europe, Middle East & Africa

James is Head of Board Advisory for Europe, Middle East and Africa at Nasdaq. He is a governance and board effectiveness specialist with over 13 years of experience working with some of the world’s largest organizations. James joined Nasdaq from Deloitte, where he spent eight years in governance advisory, latterly as a Director leading the organization’s board effectiveness and broader governance transformation activities. During that time, James supported boards not only through reviewing effectiveness and performance but also through the design and implementation of appropriate actions to take boards forward on their effectiveness journeys.

Based in London, James has experience supporting clients internationally throughout Europe, North America, Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region. James holds a master’s degree in global governance and ethics from the University College London.