Jim Wormington is a senior researcher in the Business and Human Rights Division, where he works on extractive industries, supply chains, and other issues related to corporate accountability. He was previously a researcher in the Africa Division, covering human rights issues in West Africa. He has also practiced as an attorney at the American Bar Association Rule of Law Initiative, where he conducted research to inform rule of law and human rights development programs in West and Central Africa. Wormington has also worked at the International Crisis Group and the War Crimes Chamber of the State Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina. He is an English-trained barrister, a past member of QEB Hollis Whiteman Chambers, and was educated at Cambridge University (MA) and New York University School of Law (LLM). He is fluent in French.