Prior to founding Next Capital, John worked at Macquarie Bank’s private equity business, where he was responsible for deal origination, portfolio management and most investee company divestments. He also had primary responsibility for the group marketing strategy. Previously, John worked in the corporate finance group at Deutsche Bank in a number of roles, including the Head of the Australasian Telecommunications and Media Advisory Group, and at Ferrier Hodgson where he worked on corporate reconstruction and management and sale of distressed assets in both Australia and New York (through the firm’s affiliate Kahn Consulting Inc.).
John is a Director of several investee companies, including the New Zealand Rental Group, Vitaco, Onsite and the Independent Pub Group. Academic Qualifications: B.Comm, LLB (UNSW), FSIA.