John is a Senior Analyst with our Securities Investments Practice and is based in London.
John's research focuses on Capital Markets FinTech including: Blockchain, Digital Assets (Cryptocurrencies & Utility Tokens), Initial Coin Offerings, and the evolution of buy and sell side business models.
His thought-leadership regarding public Blockchains has explored the impact of Decentralization and Tokenization on the structure of global economy.
He has participated in RegTech Accelerators, judged FinTech competitions, and led discussions on various panels at major FinTech conferences globally.
John has experience working with executives across financial services on strategy, capital raising, and advisory. He spent fourteen years in equity capital markets (ECM) within investment banking at Merrill Lynch, Goldman Sachs, and Macquarie Capital.
He was Head of Emerging Markets ECM, Macquarie Capital; Natural Resources ECM, Macquarie Capital; and Middle East ECM, Goldman Sachs.
His experience straddles both public and private equity markets advising governments, private equity, venture capital, and corporates on financings. He has a detailed understanding of global capital flows and demand potential from traditional institutional investors, hedge funds, and sovereign wealth funds.
John attended the Executive Program at the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Sheffield University Management School, and is ACA qualified in England & Wales
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Celent Roundtable | Capital Markets Infrastructure: Technology Innovations across the Trading Value Chain (Invitation only)23 May 2018 14:00 - 18:00 BST (09:00 EDT, 15:00 CEST)
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