John’s role at BGF is to support assessment of new opportunities and maximise success of companies in the portfolio, whilst leading BGF’s internal technology and business intelligence strategy. John sits on BGF’s Executive and Investment Committees, in addition to working with a number of BGF investee company Boards.
Previously, John was a founding director & CIO at Callcredit Group, where he led the technology teams to create a UK credit reference agency from start-up through to exit at a company value of over half a billion GBP. John’s earlier experience spanned financial services, retail, energy and technology sectors.
John holds fellowships at the Institute of Directors (FIoD), Institute of Leadership & Management (FInstLM) and Chartered Institute for IT (FBCS).
“It’s a joy to be part of such an entrepreneur-centric investment company and to support the growth of truly outstanding UK companies. In addition to our capital, we bring something very special to companies we back through the vast expertise of our investors and our extraordinary external network of successful individuals”
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