John has been a private equity investor since 1987, initially as a direct investor, before focusing on the secondary market from 2002. As Chief Executive of Hollyport he is responsible for all of its investment activities.
John started in private equity at 3i, where he was latterly a Director heading the London investment team with responsibility for mid-market buyout and growth capital investments. During this period, he gained specific experience in the healthcare, business services and retail sectors. John was a co-founder of Hollyport in 2006.
John holds an honours degree in Engineering from University College London and worked for Unilever in his early career.