James O’Connor is Head of the Americas for abrdn plc, a UK-based global investment company, having held the roles of Chief Operating Officer and Managing US Counsel before that. Prior to joining abrdn in 2010, Mr. O’Connor practiced law in the Investment Management Group at Stradley Ronon. Before law school, he held various positions within the trading, operations and product management functions of two Fortune 100 broker-dealer companies. Mr. O’Connor holds a JD from Rutgers University School of Law – Camden (Summa Cum Laude) and a BA degree from Villanova University.
Mr. O’Connor has been a board member since 2016.