John joined Straticom in 2008 as a member of the Board of Directors. In early 2014 he took an operational role as Managing Principal running the day to day operations of Straticom.
John has over 20 years of international experience working with investors, boards, financial sponsors, clients and management teams in corporate finance, private equity investment, operational improvement, public listings and mergers & acquisitions. He has worked with companies in real estate development and investment, hospitality, manufacturing, technology, telecom, insurance, energy services, infrastructure, mining, business services and distribution.
John has also taught courses in real estate covering topics such as development, finance, leasing, valuation, transaction structuring and asset management at the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario as well as the Real Property Association of Canada.
He has been a member of several Boards of Directors including regulated financial institutions and publicly traded companies and has held operational roles as CFO, COO, CRO and CIO. In addition, John has helped to list companies on the NYSE, the TSX and Euronext.
John holds an MBA (with Distinction) from the Richard Ivey School of Business at the University of Western Ontario and an undergraduate degree in Engineering from the University of Toronto.