John is head of LDC Yorkshire & North East and is responsible for sourcing and completing transactions of up to £100million equity.
John graduated with an economics degree from the University of Sheffield and qualified as a chartered accountant with KPMG in London. John subsequently spent nine years as a Corporate Finance advisor at KPMG before joining LDC in 2006. He has experience of a wide range of sectors including software, support services, manufacturing and healthcare.
John’s recent investments and current board positions include Patrick Parsons, Pelsis, Team 17, SSP, Adler and Allan, Express Engineering, NRS and Keoghs.
Previous board positions include Joules which listed on AIM, Quantum Pharmaceutical which listed on AIM, NRS which was sold to H2 Private Equity, Omega Red which was sold to South Staffordshire Water plc, VSG which was sold to Compass plc and Cranswick which was sold to Westland Horticultural.
In his spare time, John enjoys playing football, golf and tennis.