United States of America
After graduating in Law from Cambridge University, John trained with Allen & Overy before moving to Salomon Brothers. He founded Piper Pritchard and HMS in 1992 as a specialist legal and banking search consultancy. John also holds the position of Chairman of the Alumni Advisory Board, the Steering Committee and Nominations Committee of Cambridge University. As a former Olympic rower John was a director of the British Olympic Association prior to the 2012 London Games.