John is a Senior Partner who concentrates on Bridgepoint's Investor Services activities, which he led or co-led from 2007 until 2018. He was also a member of the Bridgepoint Group Board, Investment Advisory Committee and Operating Committee for much of this period. He continues to serve on the Bridgepoint Development Capital Board.
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For ten years prior to joining Bridgepoint he was a managing director at Helix Associates, the private equity placement agent, in London. In 1992 John co-founded Yucatan Foods in Santa Monica, California, a specialty food company where he arranged several rounds of equity and debt financings. He has also worked for WSGP Partners, a private equity firm established by Former US Treasury Secretary William E Simon in Los Angeles, and Morgan Stanley, in its corporate finance divisions in New York, London and Sydney.
John was a member of the Mid-Market Buyout Platform Council of Invest Europe (formerly the European Private Equity & Venture Capital Association (EVCA)) until 2017, where he also served on the Board of Directors for three years until 2016. Previously John was a member of the EVCA's Investor Relations Committee for six years and chaired or served on the Task Forces producing the editions of the EVCA Investors' Forum from 2005-2010.
He graduated from Yale College in 1980 with Distinction in American History and writes regularly on private equity topics for industry publications.