James Bridgewater commenced his career in 1978 working for Commodity Analysis Limited, a City of London based commodity broker. Over the next eleven years James traded most of the London and U.S futures markets, and gradually moved from being a broker/dealer to managing discretionary portfolios for private clients.
James moved from London to the British Virgin Islands in 1989, after a brief stint working for an offshoot of Bridgewater Associates in CT.
James is a former director of Beacon Capital Management Limited where he managed discretionary portfolios for private clients and handled order flow for a large U.S based hedge fund.
James is an avid sailor and was Vice Commodore of the BVI Yacht Club, and then subsequently Commodore of the newly named and royal warranted Royal BVI Yacht Club.