Jeffries Briginshaw was appointed Managing Director of BritishAmerican Business in London, in July 2012.
BritishAmerican Business is the leading transatlantic business organization, with more than 600 member companies in New York and London. It incorporates the former British American Chamber of Commerce (New York/London) and American Chamber of Commerce (UK), which merged in 2000 to create an integrated, truly transatlantic business organization.
Before assuming his current position with BritishAmerican Business, Jeffries worked as EU Director for the TransAtlantic Business Dialogue (TABD) in Brussels from 2007.
Prior to this, he held positions at British American Tobacco as Head of Political and Regulatory Affairs (2004 – 2007), Head of Corporate Affairs, Latin America and Caribbean, (2001 – 2004), Corporate Affairs Counsel (1999 – 2001), Litigation Counsel, Latin America and Caribbean, (1998- 1999), Assistant General Counsel, Latin America and Caribbean (1996 -1998), Commercial Counsel (1994-1996) and Trademark Counsel (1993-1994). He served as Policy Committee member on behalf of British American Tobacco since 2004.
From 1990 to 1993, he worked at the law firm Lovells with the practice area of intellectual property. He has also worked in the public service as Housing Welfare Officer in the London Borough of Lambeth, from 1982 to 1986.
His voluntary service includes positions as Trustee of Vital Voices (2011 – present), Advisory Board Member for the Caribbean Council (2011 – present), Chairman on the Caribbean Britain Business Council (2002 – 2007), Director of the Caribbean Council (2005 – 2007), Trustee of the Caribbean Foundation (2005 –present) and Director of EKAYA, a hostel for female ex-offenders (1989 – 1991).
Jeffries graduated from University College London and holds undergraduate degrees in English Literature and Law and qualification as a lawyer.