Before joining FL Partners John was an Investment Manager at Movac, New Zealand's leading growth equity and venture investor.
At Movac, John invested in high growth software and hardware technology businesses, holding key advisory and board observer roles at portfolio companies. Post Movac, John was Chief Commercial Officer for ParkingSense (now ParkHelp), a leading parking hardware and software technology provider. He led the acquisition and integration of ParkHelp in Spain, a capital raise, a full strategic review and the rebuilding of the US and New Zealand executive teams.
Prior to Movac, John was an Investment Manager at SL Capital Partners in Edinburgh, a leading alternative assets investor, now a part of Aberdeen Standard Investments. John was a founding member of the Infrastructure Investment team and took leading roles in investments into Rock Rail Moorgate and Nordic Power. John was Chairman of Nordic Hydro from 2015 until leaving SL Capital. John also invested in multiple private equity transactions while at SL Capital.
John has a BA (Joint Hons) in Business and Politics from Dublin University, Trinity College Dublin.